Group Childbirth Classes


Congratulations on your pregnancy! You are embarking on an amazing journey to prepare you for the day that you meet your little bean. Birth is a monumental event and will be one of the most important days of your life. Choose Bean Family Wellness to help prepare you for your birth and postpartum experience.

Childbirth Classes are designed for couples, however single parents are welcome to attend and are encouraged to bring their doula or other support person. These classes cover a variety of topics that you'll love to learn about to prepare you for the rest of your pregnancy, your labour and birth, and the postpartum period.  Group Childbirth Classes are a great opportunities to socialize with other expectant families (many of whom continue to keep in touch after classes end), learn from other people's stories and experience, ask and share questions, benefit from group learning! Group classes help remind you that you are not alone in this journey to meeting your new little bean! Bean Family Wellness Childbirth Classes are great for anyone planning a hospital, home, or birth centre birth, with either an obstetrician (OB), family doctor, or midwife. 

The next group childbirth class will take place at:
Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex, 999 Sargent Avenue, Winnipeg

Please note that all classes must be reserved in advance due to limited space availability. 

The upcoming group childbirth class dates are:
Saturday, May 5 from 9:30am - 5:30pm
Saturday, June 16 from 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday, July 28 from 9:30am - 5:30pm
Saturday, August 25 from 9:30am - 5:30pm
Saturday, September 8 from 9:30 - 5:30pm
Saturday, October 20 from 9:30 - 5:30pm
Saturday, November 17 from 9:30am - 5:30pm
Saturday, December 15 from 9:30am - 5:30pm
Saturday, January 26, 2019, from 9:30am - 5:30pm


Topics you'll learn about:

-Preparing Your Baby and Your Body for Birth During Pregnancy
-Comfort in Pregnancy
-The Process of Labour and Childbirth and Comfort Measures. 
-Pain Relief Options for Childbirth (including both natural and medication options to inform you of your choices)
-The Immediate Postpartum Experience
-Postpartum Care for Parents and Baby at your Place of Birth
-Newborn Care, including soothing techniques, sleep for baby, kangaroo care, and more!
-Postpartum Recovery and Support, including Adjusting to Parenting and Life with your New Baby, as well as Family and Individual Self-Care.

Bean Family Wellness Childbirth Classes spend a majority of the class discussing labour and childbirth and how to prepare yourself during pregnancy. These classes will teach you how to become empowered and confident for your birth, and help you to create a more positive pregnancy, birth, and postpartum experience. You will learn how to be an active participant in your birth, and how to include your partner and/or labour support team in your birth experience. 


All Bean Family Wellness Childbirth Class Fees Include: 

  • your choice of group childbirth class, 
  • an educational packet with great resources for pregnancy - birth - postpartum, 
  • a complimentary sample pack for baby, 
  • plus a bonus $50 gift certificate for Imagery by Bean to use towards your choice of maternity, newborn, baby or family photography session (Transferable - No cash value).

Length of class:

Group Classes vary in length from a condensed 'childbirth class in a day', full weekend, or evening series classes. Not finding a group class that matches your schedule? Inquire about our private childbirth classes. 


Currently, all group classes are located in Winnipeg.
To arrange for a group class in your rural community, please contact Ilissa at 204-990-3519. 

The next class on Saturday, May 5th, will take place at the Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex at 699 Sargent Avenue. 

Note: Some class locations may vary from month to month due to location availability and the size of the class. All classes are held in a public venue. You will receive an email approximately 2 weeks prior to your childbirth class date to confirm location. 

Payment Options: 

Payment is required to reserve your childbirth class. Please register below, then, pay securely and conveniently with any major credit card (Mastercard, Visa, or American Express).

Otherwise, contact us to arrange alternative payment options by online invoice (credit card payments),  cheque, or Email Money Transfer / eInterac.


Group Childbirth Class Cost: 

$175 + gst (per couple)