Down to Birth Prenatal in a Day Class

Educate. Encourage. Empower.

One day prenatal education class for you and your support in Vancouver, BC. Preparing you for birth, postpartum adjustment, and newborn feeding!

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Due to COVID-19, our classes are restricted to partial capacity to comply with Provincial Health social distancing recommendations. It is very important that you do not attend a class if you are feeling unwell. If you’re registered for a class but you feel unwell leading up to or on the day of the class, your registration fee will be refunded.


We’ll do our best to stick to the schedule below but we’re here to serve you so if more or less time is required for a particular session, we’ll adjust to meet your needs.

8:30 am
Welcome and introduction
  • Pregnancy comforts and discomforts
  • Pelvic floor
9:15 am
Morning session
  • Understanding labour
  • Stages of labour
10:45 am
11:00 am
Mid-morning session
  • Coping and comfort measures
  • Pain relief options (pharmacological and non-pharmacological options)
  • Birth Plans
12:15 pm

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1:00 pm
Afternoon session
  • Monitoring in labour (mother and baby)
  • Labour complications and interventions
  • Induction
  • Instrumental delivery (forceps, vacuum, C section)
3:00 pm
3:15 pm
Mid-afternoon session
  • Immediate postpartum
  • Newborn procedures
  • Infant feeding
  • Fourth trimester
  • Baby blues vs. postpartum depression
  • Personal and relationship changes
  • Packing for the hospital
5:30 pm
Wrap up


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