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 prenatal classes or get more information.

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

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

 

For more information, contact us at 1-800-563-2808.

 

 

North Bay
Parry Sound
Burk's Falls

345 Oak Street West

705-474-1400

70 Joseph Street Unit #302

705-746-5801

17 Copeland Street (by appointment only)

1-800-563-2808