Prenatal & Postpartum Services

The Prenatal & Postpartum Services aim to provide parents with informed support throughout their pregnancy and postpartum period. These supportive services include Breast Feeding Support, Breast Pump Rental Program, Infant CPR, and Childbirth Education Classes. Everyone is able to access service, you are not required to be a patient of the hospital.

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Weekend Childbirth Education Course

This comprehensive weekend course is offered to individuals in their 3rd trimester and facilitated by a certified childbirth educator. Course content focuses on preparing for the labour and delivery experience and early newborn care.

The goal of the class is to provide participants with information about:

  • reproductive anatomy (how the body works around pregnancy and birth)
  • stages of labour (what happens during labour)
  • medical interventions (what they are, risks/benefits, options)
  • pain medication options, including epidural anesthesia
  • infant feeding (breastfeeding)
  • newborn appearance and routines
  • postpartum recovery (physical and emotional)
  • labour coping strategies: relaxation, breathing, positive positioning
  • birth plans
  • role of support people

Monthly classes are available, please visit www.preciousmomentsbabeez.com for more details

Contact: familypracticeprograms@wchospital.ca or call 416-323-6400 ext. 4950

Location & Contact Information

Women’s College Hospital
77 Grenville Street
Floor 2
Toronto, ON M5S 1B3

Classes are provided by Precious Moments Babeez
Patients are no longer required to contact us directly but call the Educator’s company directly.

Consider joining our online support group.

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Mother Matters

Learn more about our online support group for new moms

These Infant and Child First Aid and CPR courses are taught by the SAJE Vital Signs Team in Hospitals and Intensive Care Units. All the courses have a special focus on infant and child care. For additional information, please see the Vital Signs Website – www.vitalsigns.ca

  • Infant and Child Choking
  • Infant and Child CPR
  • Preventing of Disease Transmission
  • Airway and Breathing Emergencies
  • Managing Bleeds
  • Shock
  • Fainting and more

Online Registration

  1. Visit the SAJE Vital Signs Infant-Child CPR Course Registration page
  2. Select a Women’s College Hospital course from the options in the dropdown

Location & Contact Information

Women’s College Hospital
76 Grenville Street
Room 6214
Toronto, ON M5S 1B2

Email: janelle.noel@wchospital.ca

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Cost

$30.00 + HST

Consider joining our online support group.

photo of mothers face laying next to crying baby

Mother Matters

Learn more about our online support group for new moms