Can’t come to a childbirth class? We’ll bring it to you! Consider the Understanding Birth eClass your go-to guide for answers you can trust on childbirth. This interactive online course covers essential information on labor and more, and highlights ways partners can help throughout the process.
STAYING SAFE IN THE CAR
This program offers tips on how to keep infants, toddlers, school-age, and older children safe in and around motor vehicles. This program is also geared toward adults to enhance their awareness of car seat safety.
Discover how prenatal yoga can enhance this amazing transformation in your life. You will learn beneficial yoga positions for the pregnant woman, with emphasis on adapting your yoga practice throughout pregnancy. This practice will help prepare you for childbirth and after.
A breastfeeding discussion group for mothers and their nursing infants; expectant women interested in breastfeeding welcome. Facilitated by a Capital Health nurse educator/lactation consultant.
Held in the conference room at Capital Health - Hamilton. No pre-registration required.
Taught by an experienced, certified childbirth educator. An intensive seven hours of prepared childbirth on a Saturday. Includes abbreviated content of the Prepared Childbirth 4-week Series. Maternity unit tour included. Plan to finish class within a month of your due date.
Held in the conference room at Capital Health in Hamilton. Discussion group for new parents with their infants birth to 6 months of age. Expectant parents are also welcome. Facilitated by a Capital Health nurse educator/lactation consultant. No pre-registration required.
Taught by a board certified lactation consultant from Capital Health's Lactation Center. This 2 1/2 hour class is taken before the birth of the baby. Includes getting ready for breastfeeding, getting started, milk production, avoiding early problems, and support systems available.
Taught by an experienced, certified childbirth educator. An intensive two hours of prepared childbirth for expectant parents who have previously attended prepared childbirth classes or who have taken Capital Health's e-class and wish to practice labor coping skills.
Taught by an experienced, certified childbirth educator. This 1 1/2 hour class helps prepare children ages 2 1/2 and up for the arrival of their new brother or sister. Includes a craft activity, discussion about babies, and a Hopewell maternity unit tour.