Wed, Sep 06|
Brantford General Hospital
Free Prenatal Classes - Two Part Event
Please join us to learn more about your pregnancy, birth and postpartum experience. Part One - Sept 6, 2023 6pm-9pm / Part Two - Sept 13, 2023 6pm-9pm
Time & Location
Sep 06, 2023, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Brantford General Hospital, 200 Terrace Hill St, Brantford, ON N3R 1G9, Canada
About the event
Part One: Sept 6, 2023
In 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).
Part Two: Sept 13, 2023
In 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.
The classes are held at Brantford General Hospital, Mohawk Classroom 2 (this is located in the D-wing).
You have multiple options for parking. You can choose to park on the street, BGH paid parking off Elizabeth St, paid parking behind our clinic off McClure street, or paid parking off Terrace Hill St ( beside Rexall Pharmacy).