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Moving Forward With Stroke - Goderich
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Prenatal Classes

Prenatal classes are offered by the Perth District Health Unit and HPHA.  These classes are ideal for expectant parents in the last half of their pregnancy.  The class series includes two parts:

Part 1 (Free)

One Saturday class in Stratford or Listowel or 3 weekday evening classes in Stratford offered by the Perth District Health Unit.

Topics:

  • Key steps to a positive childbirth experience
  • Techniques for comfort and coping with labour pain
  • The partner's role in labour: a toolbox of strategies
  • Preparing for parenting: starting off strong
  • Bringing baby home: newborn 101
  • Breastfeeding basics: from birth and beyond

To register:

Part 2 ($30.00)

One Saturday class at HPHA - Stratford General Hospital (East Building, Level 2)

Topics:

  • The process of labour: helping you prepare
  • Giving birth at the hospital: what you can expect, and labour and delivery room tour
  • Making an informed decision about routine and non-routine medical procedures
  • Pain medication options for labour
  • Recovering from childbirth
  • Your newborn in the first few days.

Please note: Listowel deliveries are welcome to attend.

To register:

  • Please call 519-272-8210 ext 8232

Can't make it to a class? Or just want a refresher? Try the online prenatal class offered by the Perth District Health Unit!

Prenatal Resources