Pre and Post Natal Education
Congratulations, you're going to be a parent! The Sport & Wellness Department offers a variety of prenatal opportunities including education classes, yoga and fitness programs. While the goal of each program is to help you focus on your pregnancy and upcoming labour and birth, they also have a social function, serving as a great place to meet other parents-to-be, an opportunity to share and ask questions as well as potentially creating a new network of friends for play dates and strolls in the park.
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For expectant mothers and their support person/coach.
- Labour and delivery
- Possible interventions - including Caesarian sections
- Pain relief options
- Stages of labour - how the partner can assist
- Your newborn baby
- Expectations about parenthood
- Breastfeeding & Infant Formula
|Saturday & Sunday|
|Session 3:||May 25-26|
|Session 5:||July 13-14|
|Session 6:||August 10-11|
|Cost:||$150.00 +GST (price includes expectant mother and coach)|
Importance of Breastfeeding
An educational, interactive, practical program for expectant mothers. As you prepare for the birth of your child, take the opportunity to educate yourself on the very important concepts surrounding one of nature's most natural processes:
Understanding the challenges
Importance of skin-to-skin contact
Physiological & Psychological benefits to breastfeeding
Recognizing problems & overcoming obstacles
Medication & mother's milk
Support groups- why are they important?
Myths cs. Evidence based information
Formula & monetary costs
How you and your baby can win
|1:00pm-4:00pm, or 6:00pm-9:00pm|
|Session 2:||June 3|
|Session 3:||July 8|
|Session 4:||August 12|
Breastfeeding Support Group
This support session is where moms get together and are able to share and help each other. Each week will contain relevant and up-to-date information on breastfeeding. Open discussion and full open forum.
Days: Mondays (no meetings on holidays)
Time: 10:00 - 11:45 am
Cost: FREE for Members and Non-Members