Preparation for Childbirth classes at Sunnybrook Hospital.
This course prepares first time parents for their birth experience. Covering stages of labour, comfort measures and coping skills for early labour, medications and interventions including an overview of ceasarean birth, early baby care and how to get breastfeeding off to a good start. Elaine is one of several highly skilled childbirth educators teaching at Sunnybrook. Her next weekday series begins May 16, weekend workshop May 26/June 2. Other instructors teach on the other days listed on Sunnybrook’s calendar.
Baby Care workshop at Sunnybrook Hospital.
Learn how to care for and cope with a newborn. Besides tips on bathing, diapering and soothing, this 3.5-hour workshop covers baby equipment, when to call the doctor, and parenting styles. This is intended for first time parents who are still pregnant. Elaine is not scheduled to teach this for a while, but you should still go!
Sibling prep class tba
Introducing Baby Ready’s family prenatal class series. Suitable for toddlers and preschoolers, this class uses songs and age appropriate images to help prepare your big baby for their new role as big brother or sister.
First Steps Workshop tba
You’re pregnant! Now what? Whether your pregnancy is planned or a surprise, there’s a lot of choices to make in the first few weeks. Join us for this workshop and learn about your options and what you should do first to set yourself up for a stress free pregnancy!