Spring and Summer Prenatal in Cobourg

photo credit: Bhumika.B via photopin cc

photo credit: Bhumika.B via photopin cc

Happy Spring! I am pleased to announce three upcoming childbirth education series’ in Cobourg. These courses are designed to help you feel confident, calm and prepared as you approach your birth and new parenthood. They will also provide your partner with skills and knowledge that will aid them in supporting you during labour and birth, as well as postpartum. Continue reading for details!

If you would prefer a course in Belleville, there are spots available in my Tuesday evening series at Quinte Midwives. The next series there begins April 22nd and there will be additional courses throughout the spring and summer.

Deadlines for registration are one week before the first day of class.

Details:

Spring weekday evening course:
Wednesday evenings, from 6:30 pm to 9 pm
5 weeks, beginning May 21st, 2014
$200 per couple ($50 deposit due upon registration)
House of Wellness, Cobourg – 711 Division St.

Summer weekday evening course:
Wednesday evenings, from 6:30 pm to 9 pm
5 weeks, beginning July 2nd, 2014
$200 per couple ($50 deposit due upon registration)
House of Wellness, Cobourg – 711 Division St.

Spring weekend course:
Saturday and Sunday, June 7th and 8th, 2014
11am to 6pm both days
$200 per couple ($50 deposit due upon registration)
House of Wellness, Cobourg – 711 Division St.

Topics for the course will include (but will not be limited to):

  • natural pain management and coping strategies for labour
  • the physiology of labour and birth
  • positions for labour and birth
  • risks and benefits of common interventions (including pain medications)
  • breastfeeding
  • postpartum care
  • newborn care and characteristics

To register, please fill out the contact form below.

Wondering why you should take an independent class instead of one offered by your local hospital or public health unit? 9 great reasons here.

 

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