The Best Prenatal Classes!

But don’t just take our word for it.

“Highly recommended. Wouldn’t have made it through labour
without the tips we learned from you wonderful people!”

“We were so nervous. Our class helped both of us feel so
much calmer about birth. Everyone should take a class!”

“Thank you for helping us feel much better about the labour
experience and the techniques that will be a great help.”

“Your class was fun and full of information. I feel
so much more confident about having this baby now!”

 

Hamilton Family Doulas has been teaching childbirth classes to families like yours for over a decade.  Drawing from evidence based medicine and 12 years of experience supporting birthing people, these birth prep and baby prep classes get to the heart of the matter:

What is birth really going to be like?

What do I really need to know to take care of my baby?

Learn what you need to know to have your best birth no matter what your ideal birth looks like or how your plans may need to change.  Partners and birth coaches will learn practical ways to support birth givers and explore proven strategies for coping with and without medication. Then, learn everything you need to know to safely take care of your newborn baby. Find out not only how to survive but how to thrive as a new parent!

Are you ready to make a positive impact on your birth and recovery?

Group Classes

Private Classes

Birth Essentials - 1-day, catered class - $275 (+HST)

 

Your time is valuable so we have taken all the best parts of our prenatal classes and condensed it into one day. You’ll feel prepared for birth with lots of information, useful insight and practical advice for having a baby in the Hamilton area. We will cover how birth works, how to cope and the common interventions you should know about before the big day.

Group classes are held at the Skydragon Centre (downstairs) in the heart of Hamilton’s exciting downtown art and restaurant district.

Enjoy a catered lunch of foods sourced for exciting eateries in the area!

Next dates:
January 13, 2018 – 9:00am to 3:00pm
March 10, 2018 – 9:00am to 3:00pm
May 12, 2018 – 9:00am to 3:00pm
July 14, 2018 – 9:00am to 3:00pm
September 8, 2018 – 9:00am to 3:00pm
November 10, 2018 – 9:00am to 3:00pm

Class fee include 2 people.

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Baby Essentials - 1 day, catered class - $275 (+HST)

 

Get ready for baby with this 6 hour prenatal class you will get you ready to bring home baby, teach you how to diaper and care for your baby’s bottom, give you tips on how to help your baby safely sleep and more. This class will also talk about breastfeeding and bottlefeeding and uncover some of the mysteries of baby behaviour. Parents will leave this prenatal class feeling confident and ready to nurture and care for their new baby.

Group classes are held at the Skydragon Centre (downstairs) in the heart of Hamilton’s exciting downtown art and restaurant district.

Enjoy a catered lunch of foods sourced for exciting eateries in the area!

Next dates:
February 10, 2018 – 9:00am to 3:00pm
April 14, 2018 – 9:00am to 3:00pm
June 9, 2018 – 9:00am to 3:00pm
August 18, 2018 – 9:00am to 3:00pm
October 20, 2018 – 9:00am to 3:00pm
December 8, 2018 – 9:00am to 3:00pm

Class fee includes 2 people.

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Prepared Birth Series - 2 3-hour classes - $375 (+HST)

Can’t make it to a group class?  We’ll come to you!

Taught over 2 3-hour classes and this covers everything you need to know about having a baby, no matter path your birth takes.

Your experienced teacher will guide your through what to expect when having a baby in the Hamilton area and offer practical tips for not just coping but thriving with birth and new parenting. Couples leave their classes stress free and prepared for birth and baby.

The series covers the following topics:
Class 1 – Physiology of birth & Comfort measures for birth
Class 2 – Medical Interventions & Postpartum care, including breastfeeding

Private classes are held in the comfort of your own home at times that fit into your busy schedule.

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Private Prenatal Session - $150 (+HST) and up

Enjoy the ultimate in flexibility and control!

This private prenatal class is totally and completely customizable. Your experienced and knowledgeable childbirth education teacher will join you in your home to teach you only what you want to learn. They will come prepared and able to answer any question have you have about preparing for birth, the process of childbirth, newborn care and behaviour, and postpartum recovery.

This is perfect for very busy professionals, experienced parents who want a refresher before the birth of their next child, people who want an experienced guide when creating a birth plan and individuals who want to be in charge of the content of our class.

Private classes are held in the comfort of your own home at times that fit into your busy schedule.

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