Service: Childbirth, Prenatal and Early Parenting Classes
|Record #: NIA2334||Last Modified: 13 Mar 2018||Last Full Update: 10 Apr 2017|
|Primary Contact||Francine Walsh, Registered Nurse|
|Alternate Contact||Vicki Mahoney, Registered Nurse|
|Areas Served||Hamilton ; Niagara Region ; Stoney Creek|
|Located In Community||St Catharines|
|Address & Map||
Russell Avenue Community Centre
108 Russell Ave
St Catharines, ON L2R 7N5
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|Intersection||Catharine St and Russell Ave|
|Mailing Address||12-111 4th Ave
St Catharines, ON L2S 3P5
|Service and Access Details|
|Description (Service)||Assists expectant parents prepare for labour, birth and early childhood. Topics covered in 7 week session include pregnancy, labour, natural delivery, epidural anaesthesia, Caesarian sections immediate stabilization of the mother and newborn, expectations following birth, breastfeeding, infant CPR and choking and car seat safety. Hospital tours also provided. Guest speakers including lactation consultants and St John's Ambulance (car seat safety).
Private class available in the home upon request - 4 hour detailed instruction on labour, birth, expectations with a Registered Nurse employed in Labour & Delivery.
|Hours||Weekly classes 7 pm-9 pm * In home private classes on request|
Applicants are encouraged to enroll early as attending classes during the 20-28th week of pregnancy is ideal. Partners/support people encouraged to attend also.
|Application||Call or visit website to register|
|Fees||Service ; 8 week session: $130; Private session: $175/session within Niagara Region; $200/session outside of Niagara Region|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Legal Status||(60) Commercial|
|Service Categories||Childbirth Education|