Childbirth 101: Preparing for Birth and Beyond – 4-week class

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Cost: $359 + HST per couple

Duration: 4-week series: 2.5 hours / week

Cost: $359+HST per couple

Duration: 4-week series: 2.5 hours/week

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Description

This class is held either Online OR In-person, but not both at once.  Be sure to carefully verify your format and location when you register.  

Join us for this informative and hands-on 4-week childbirth education class.

Childbirth 101: Preparing for Birth and Beyond will teach you about the birthing process, coping techniques, medical support and the early postpartum period.

Topics covered in this class:

  • Stages of labour
  • Coping and mindfulness techniques
  • Medical supports and interventions
  • How to push
  • Baby feeding
  • Early postpartum care and recovery.

This experiential, integrative and engaging class will help you develop realistic expectations for birth and beyond and prepare you for all potential possibilities for birth.

This class will give you the opportunity to explore your needs and expectations for birth and learn about concrete coping techniques for labour and beyond, including movement and mindfulness based techniques.

Oona's studio mask policy

Masks are highly recommended but optional in all studio classes. Please do bring your mask with you though, as masks are mandatory in all common areas in our clinics, including reception, hallways, etc.

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Class / workshop facilitator(s)

Janalee Ferreira (she/her) headshot

Janalee Ferreira (she/her)Childbirth Educator

Janalee’s work as a doula and yoga teacher focuses on encouraging women to trust their body and honour their intuition. ​Janalee’s mission is to support women as they bring their...

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Mira Kevic (she/her) headshot

Mira Kevic (she/her)Doula

Mira Kevic is a CAPPA certified birth doula, who specializes in lactation education and is trained to assist hypnobirthing families. Her focus is on bringing calm and confidence to birthing...

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Client reviews

(Oona was previously called West End Mamas)

West End Mamas was a second home for me during my pregnancy and post. In particular, I always looked forward to seeing Emily for my pelvic floor physio appoints... read more

thumb Bessie Lam
June 13, 2022

I found out about WEMs through google reviews. So this one is for the amazing women creating little humans as their bodies go through so much change. I initially started... read more

thumb Mona Bhadauria
June 7, 2022

I see Alison Hock for pelvic floor physio at the Toronto-Jane/Bloor location. I saw her for prenatal pelvic floor and am now continuing postpartum. Alison is incredibly warm and thorough,... read more

thumb Brianna Robinson
May 31, 2022

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