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Prenatal Classes

Get your prenatal education IN-PERSON, in small group settings!

Register for Labour, Delivery, Postpartum Class with Milkbud Lactation and Mamabear Playclub $175.00

Class Details:

Labour, Delivery, Postpartum Class with Mamabear Playclub

 

I’ve partnered with Mamabear Play Club to bring you a comprehensive Labour, Delivery and Postpartum class.

The three instructors bring a wide range of knowledge and experience!

Sheena: Labour and Delivery nurse, IBCLC and owner of Milkbud Lactation

Andrea: Postpartum nurse with NICU experience and certified infant sleep consultant, owner of Sleeping Beautiezzz , and co-owner of Mambear Play Club

Amanda: Postpartum nurse, certified car seat tech, and co-owner of Mamabear Play Club

UPCOMING CLASSES

SUNDAY April 7, 2024 12:30pm-5:30pm LOCATION: ST. ALBERT

SUNDAY June 2, 2024 12:30pm-5:30pm LOCATION: SPRUCE GROVE

This 5 hour Prenatal class will leave you feeling prepared and informed on the labour, delivery and postpartum processes within a home or hospital setting.

Topics covered in this class include:

  • Third trimester changes
  • When to go to the hospital
  • Stages of Labour
  • Anatomy of Labour
  • Natural Labour and Birth
  • Pain management: natural and medicinal options
  • Induction
  • C-section
  • Pushing
  • What happens Immediately after delivery
  • Car seat Safety
  • Taking baby home
  • Newborn Care
  • Newborn Sleep
  • And more!

Price: $175 (check your benefits! You may be able to use a portion of your health spending account to cover the cost of this class!)

Labour, Delivery, Postpartum class with Mamabear Playclub  $175

Class Details:

Next Class TBA: Prenatal Infant Feeding Class with Unity Wellness

Infant feeding is a full-time commitment for many months after your baby is born. Preparing for this in advance can help you minimize stress and self-doubt so that you can truly enjoy this time with your baby.

 

During this 4h class, we will cover the following topics:

  • Advantages & Disadvantages of both breastfeeding and formula feeding: What the science ACTUALLY says
  • Basic Breast Biology: How breasts make milk
  • Latch: How to achieve the best possible, and most comfortable, latch
  • Positioning: Efficiency and comfort for you and baby
  • Milk Supply: How much milk should be produced? How to establish a healthy supply\
  • Frequency and length of feeds: how to know if baby is getting enough!
  • Bottle Feeding: Who needs to bottle feed? How much to give? Feeding techniques
  • Infant formula: Qualities to look for in infant formulas, how to find the best choice for your family
  • Breast pump basics: Which type of pump suits your needs (no, not everyone needs a pump!)
  • How to find help and support after baby arrives

Milkbud has teamed up with Dr. Stephanie Imeson of Unity Wellness and Kaitlyn, RMT with Little Rainbow Massage, to help provide a well-rounded and holistic approach to your postpartum well-being.
We share a vision and passion for maternal mental health and will incorporate aspects of mental well-being into each topic of this class.

Your $175+gst registration fee covers you and your birth partner.

Other Details and Perks:

  • $50 OFF a postpartum in-home infant feeding consultation with Sheena after your baby arrives
  • $50 OFF a new patient exam with Dr.Stephanie. (If mom is seen as a patient during pregnancy, baby exam is FREE)
  • Light refreshments will be provided, though we encourage you to bring a lunch (it is a jam-packed day!)
  • Submit your receipt to your health spending account (or save it for next years taxes!)