Childbirth Education Classes

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 see the flyer, or visit for more details

Contact: or call 416-323-6400 ext. 4950

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A member of

Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO)