Thu, Jan 25|
Brantford General Hospital
Free Prenatal Classes - Part One (1)
Please join us to learn more about prenatal, labour & birth and postpartum care. Space is limited. Everyone is required to RSVP
Time & Location
Jan 25, 2024, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Brantford General Hospital , 200 Terrace Hill St, Brantford, ON N3R 1G9, Canada
About the event
The classes will take place at BGH in Mohawk Classroom One which is located in the E wing. We will post signs to help everyone find the classroom.
Class One - Sept 6, 2023
Prenatal class 1 we will learn all about labour and birth and what to expect, dilation, the stages of labour, labour support and the role of the birthing partner, when to page your midwife or go to the hospital, natural pain relief, analgesia available at BGH, home and/ or triage assessments, monitoring fetal wellbeing, emergencies in labour and the postpartum period (if time permits).
Class Two - Sept 13, 2023
Prenatal class part 2 we will mostly be talking about breastfeeding and newborn care: normal vs abnormal newborn behaviour, how to care for your baby, benefits of breastfeeding, importance of skin-to-skin, feeding-cues, how to position and latch your baby correctly, how to know that your baby is full/ getting enough breastmilk, low milk supply and sore nipples, pumping, hand-expressing and topping up, engorgement, mastitis, blocked ducts and tongue ties amongst other things.