Prenatal Classes For The Modern Mother

Leslieville Toronto

Group Prenatal Classes

Group prenatal classes are held in Leslieville Toronto

Please see group prenatal class dates
In a Growing Baby group prenatal class you will learn everything from from pre-labour signs to bringing your baby home and breastfeeding. Participants get a chance to practice breathing, relaxation and labour massage techniques and diapering!  Research shows that you retain more information and feel more confident with hands on practice and visuals like demonstrations, dolls, charts and videos.




Join other parents to be in this relaxed, ca
sual, fun and informative class! Laugh and learn with Growing Baby!



Labour and Birth


  • Pre-labour signs
  • Signs of labour & When to call your caregiver
  • Stages and phases of labour
  • Labour & birth positions 
  • Partner support
  • Alternative pain relief and comfort measures
  • Understanding medications & interventions ( including cesarean birth )
  • The transition to parenthood and recovery

Newborn care

  • Newborn appearance and communication
  • When to call your caregiver
  • Soothing techniques
  • Sleep safety
  • Diapering ( cloth and disposable )
  • Bathing your newborn


Breastfeeding


  • Latching a baby onto the breast
  • Breastfeeding positions
  • How to know if you baby is getting enough
  • Breastfeeding resources

Included in your Group prenatal class

  • A baby massage class ( please check for dates )
  • Reading materials
  • Welcome baby package
  • Diapers - Pampers brand ( while supplies last )
  • Ongoing support from your instructor

 What to bring to your prenatal class

  • A yoga mat or blanket
  • 1 or 2 pillows
  • A doll or stuffed animal for diapering and swaddling practice ( if you have one )
  • Some snacks ( light refreshments will be provided )
  • Something to take notes on
  • An exercise ball if you are more comfortable using it instead of a chair

To Register For a Group Prenatal Class

Group Prenatal Class Price

$150/couple (incl)

Payment Options

Cheque or money order. Please contact Janice Holsmer for the appropriate mailing address.