PRENATAL INFORMATION SERVICE OFFER (PRENATAL COURSES)

Three parts are offered free of charge to future Laval parents. 

Information Parts

WHEN:

  • From the beginning of pregnancy.

TOPICS:

  • Healthy lifestyle.
  • Nutritional needs of fetus and mother during pregnancy.

FORMAT:

A session led by a nurse and a nutritionist:

  • 1 session on the 3rd Wednesday of the month (except in July) from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

When:

  • Around the 33rd week of pregnancy.

TOPICS:

  • Early signs of labour
  • Explanation of terms
  • False labour versus active labour
  • Stages of labour and delivery
  • Pain management:
    • with medication
    • without medication

  • Medical treatments during labour and delivery
  • Cesarean/VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean)
  • Adapting to parenting

FORMAT:

A session led by a nurse:

  • 1 intensive session on a Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

OR

  • 3 sessions on a Tuesday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

When:

  • Around the 36th week of pregnancy.

TOPICS:

  • History of breastfeeding
  • Getting ready for breastfeeding
  • Breastfeeding success factors
  • Anatomy and physiology of breastfeeding
  • Breastfeeding and lifestyle
  • Tips: breastfeeding positions

FORMAT:

This workshop is run by a nurse and a Nourri-Source support mother:

  • 1 session on the first Thursday of the month from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Or

  • 1 session on the 3rd Thursday of the month from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Registration

REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY

Make sure you have the following information on hand:

  • Mother’s first and last name
  • Due date
  • Birthing centre
  • Phone number where you can be reached during the day
  • Full address

Registration for prenatal classes is done online./typo3conf/l10n/fr/rtehtmlarea/Resources/Private/Language/fr.locallang_accessibilityicons.xlf:external_link_new_window_altTextClick here and follow the steps!

If you don't have access to Internet, please call 450 622-5110, extension 62025.