Instructors for the following courses are Nurse Practitioners who are also certified childbirth educators.
Courses will be held in the reception area on the second floor of Christie on University. Please call 366-1255 to reserve your space in a class. We suggest you reserve a space in the Childbirth Preparation classes by your fifth month of pregnancy, planning to finish at least four weeks before your due date.
*If the weather is bad, your instructor will get in touch with you and set up another day for class.
This class is designed for first-time mothers and their partner. Participants will learn how to help their labor be more efficient and less painful.The final months of pregnancy, the birth process and relaxation and breathing techniques are all discussed in these classes.
We encourage you to bring a support person who can help you practice at home and eventually coach you during actual labor. Please bring several pillows and dress comfortably since you will be on the floor for much of the class.
Saturday Classes Only – Main Clinic, University Avenue – 2nd Floor
2018 Dates – 8:30am to 4:30pm as listed below:
- January 20th
- February 3rd and February 17th
- March 10th and March 24th
- April 14th
- May 5th and May 19th
- June 9th and June 23rd
- July 7th and July 21st
- August 11th and August 25th
- September 8th and September 22nd
- October 6th and October 20th
- November 3rd and November 17th
- December 1st and December 15th
No class is too big or too small. Come join us!!
During this class, participants will learn how to breast-feed their infants and review the physiology of milk production. Common problems that mothers may encounter during breast-feeding and strategies for resolving them will be discussed.
Tuesday Classes Only – Windsor Clinic, Education Room, Corner of Mattis and Windsor
2018 Dates – 6:00pm to 8:00pm as listed below:
- February 13th
- March 6th
- April 3rd
- May 1st
- June 5th
- July 3rd
- August 7th
- September 4th
- October 2nd
- November 6th
- December 5th