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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 www.preciousmomentsbabeez.com for more details

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

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Location & Contact Info

Childbirth Education Classes
Women's College Hospital
77 Grenville Street
2nd floor
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.

Are you a new mom adjusting to having a baby? Consider joining our online support group.

Mother Matters

Learn more about our online support group for new moms.

Our Publications

  • Fully affiliated with:
  • University of Toronto

  • A member of:
  • Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO)