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Prenatal Classes - Getting Ready For Baby

Getting ready to welcome a new baby into your life?  Thank goodness you have nine months to prepare! If prenatal classes are on your pregnancy to-do list, let Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit help check it off!

You’re invited to attend our Prenatal Classes - Getting Ready for Baby.


 

When:    Evenings or Saturdays.

Where:  Throughout Simcoe and Muskoka.

Cost:      FREE.

Prenatal class poster

 

Classes fill quickly so RSVP by calling Health Connection Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 705-721-7520 or 1-877-721-7520. 

During the prenatal classes you will learn about:

  • Preterm Labour
  • Labour and Birth
  • Newborn care and comfort
  • Breastfeeding
  • Safety
  • Becoming a parent and much more...

Prenatal classes are offered in Barrie, Bracebridge, Bradford, Collingwood, Cookstown, Huntsville, Midland and Orillia. Click here for locations, dates, and times.

Click here for additional prenatal and/or parenting information.  

 

Prenatal pamphlets and booklets discussed in class: 

 

Breastfeeding

 

 

Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit
PDF file 

Breastfeeding Matters

 


 

 

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Best Start Resource Centre
PDF file

Guidelines for nursing mothers

 

Mixing Alcohol with Pregnancy 

Best Start Resource Centre
PDF file

Mixing Alcohol and Breastfeeding


Development

Healthy Brain Healthy Babies Healthy Brain

Web page 

Healthy Babies Healthy Brains

   

Environment

Playing it safe

Healthy Environment For Kids
PDF file

Playing It Safe: Your Child and the Environment

 

Crying and Shaken Baby Syndrome

 Shaken Baby

Best Start Resource Centre
PDF file 

Why do Babies Cry?
Shaken Baby Syndrome

 

 

Postpartum Mood Disorders

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Best Start Resource Centre

PDF file

 

Life With a New Baby

 

 

 

 

 

Preterm Labour

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Best Start Resource Centre

PDF file

Preterm Labour Pamphlet

 

 

 

Safety

 cover Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit
Web page

 

Car Seats-The Right Way:

Buying a Car Seat    

Using Car Seats Right

 

  Health Canada
PDF file

Is Your Child Safe? 
(Infant and product safety)

 

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Best Start Resource Centre
PDF file

You and Your Baby Deserve to be Safe
(Physical and emotional safety)

 

 

Safe Sleep Public Health Agency of Canada
PDF file

Safe Sleep for Your Baby

 

Tobacco

 
Steps to make your home smoke-free

The Lung Association
PDF file

Steps to make your home smoke-free

 

 

Tummy Time

 Baby Bytes  

Simcoe Community Services
PDF file

BABY BYTES – Tummy Time

 

Vaccines

cover Public Health Agency of Canada
PDF file

A Parent's Guide to Vaccination 

 

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Immunize Canada
PDF file 

Vaccine Information on the Internet

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Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit
Web page

New immunization schedule for infants and children

 

Prenatal and Breastfeeding Services

 

 

 

 

Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit
Web page

Prenatal and Breastfeeding Services 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 HBHC brochure

 

Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit
Web page 

Discover the Best Parent in You 

 

 

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