Prenatal Classes

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Contact(s)

Our prenatal class series is focused on the health of you, your baby, and your family. You can connect with other expectant families in our relaxed and interactive class setting. Feel free to bring along your partner and/or support person.  

How to Sign Up

Call 705-474-1400 or toll-free 1-800-563-2808 ext. 5285 to sign up for in-person prenatal classes or to get more information.

For questions regarding your pregnancy, please contact us by email at pregnant@healthunit.ca or by calling the Health Unit at 1-800-563-2808


In-Person Class Information

Class 1: Healthy lifestyle during pregnancy, labour and birth

  • Coping with changes and discomforts
  • Healthy eating and physical activity
  • Preterm labour, comfort strategies and partner's role
  • Medical Interventions

Class 2: Breastfeeding

  • Breastfeeding
  • Positioning and latching
  • Hunger signs and feeding patterns
  • Meeting your baby's feeding needs
  • Breastfeeding supports
  • Introducing solid foods
  • Reducing exposures to risks during pregnancy

Class 3: Postpartum and newborn care

  • Self-care
  • Postpartum mood disorder
  • Transition to parenthood
  • Newborn appearance
  • Infant cues
  • Safe sleep
  • Car seat safety

Class Dates and Locations

North Bay - 345 Oak St. W.

January 7, 14, 21 - 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Feburary 4, 11, 18 - 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

March 3, 10, 17 - 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (March 17 - Cancelled)

April 7, 14, 21 - 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Cancelled)

May 5, 12, 19 - 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

June 9, 16, 23 - 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

July 7, 14, 21 - 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

September 8, 15, 22 - 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

October 6, 13, 20  - 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

November 3, 10, 17 - 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

Mattawa - Mattawa Hospital - 217 Turcotte Park Rd 

April 18 - 9:30 a.m. to  4:30 p.m. (CANCELLED)

Burk's Falls - 17 Copeland St. 

April 15, 22, 29  -  6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (April 15 CANCELLED)

October 21, 28, November 4 - 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

Parry Sound - 70 Joseph St., Unit 302 

March 12, 19, 26 -  6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (March 19, 26 - Cancelled)

May 7, 14, 21 -  6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

September 10, 17, 24 - 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

November 5, 12, 19 - 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

Sturgeon Falls - 68 Michaud St. 

April 8, 15, 22 - 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (CANCELLED)

November 4, 11, 18 - 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

For more information, contact us at 705-474-1400 or toll free 1-800-563-2808 ext. 5285.

North Bay

345 Oak Street West
705-474-1400

Parry Sound

70 Joseph Street Unit #302
705-746-5801

Burk's Falls

17 Copeland Street (by appointment only)
1-800-563-2808