Childbirth 101- Crash Course for First Time Parents

Childbirth 101- Crash Course for First Time Parents



This prenatal class is a condensed version of our Private Prenatal for First Time Parents designed for first time parents preparing for labor, birth, and for the early postpartum period. The goal of this session is to provide you with the ability to make informed prenatal and birth choices, build confidence and help ease the transition into parenthood. 


Important Facts About the Third Trimester

  • Physical and emotional changes 
  • Activities for pregnancy comfort and easier birth

Labor & Birth Overview

  • Stages of labor 
  • Signs of true labor and when to go to the hospital or call 
    your midwife 
  • What to bring to the hospital 
  • Coping strategies, relaxation and breathing techniques, 
    managing labor discomforts
  • Delivery of your newborn - what happens at a typical delivery 
  • Cesarean birth
  • 'The unknowns': giving birth amidst the coronavirus pandemic


  • Feeding baby
  • Newborn care 
  • What to expect when baby arrives – from the first minutes 
    ​​​​​​​to the first months


Childbirth 101 class includes attendance for two people (Mom + a support person). Classes are typically 3 -4 hours long.  There will be a short break half way through the class.  If you wish, you are welcome to bring snacks or drinks with you to enjoy throughout the class. 

Class will be held in the Baby Bump Family Centre- 728 18th st. (in the Thomas Mall) 

The safety of our clients, our staff and our community is of the utmost importance to us.  Our group classes are kept small to ensure social distancing regulations are met.  

You or your support person can NOT attend this class if

  • you have any symptoms of COVID-19
  • have had direct contact with a positive Covid 19 case or someone waiting for results of a Covid19 test

We will be emailing you the day before your session a class reminder and to complete a mandatory screen to ensure you and your support person are both feeling well.  If you have any questions re: this please don't hesitate to reach out 



8th @ 10am

12th @ 5pm


16th @ 5pm


28th @ 5pm 


11th @ 5pm