Private *Refresher* Prenatal Classes
in Winnipeg and Rural Manitoba
Congratulations on your pregnancy! You are embarking on an amazing journey to prepare you for the day that you meet your little bean. Choose Bean Family Wellness to help prepare you for your birth experience (your second, third, or fourth baby!).
We are proud to offer private *refresher* childbirth classes that are taught in the comfort of your own home and adapted to your busy schedule! Prenatal 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 are perfect for parents who have taken a prenatal class before and who would like a refresher on the childbirth and comfort measures before welcoming their newest addition, along with information specific to adjusting to life with more than one child! This class will cover a variety of topics, however, because of the individual nature of them, they will also be customized to your personal preferences and past experiences and knowledge.
When should you take a Prenatal Childbirth Class?
It is most recommended to take a Prenatal Childbirth Class with Bean Family Wellness between 27-32 weeks pregnant. However, you can take a class prior to that, or anytime before you give birth. It can be helpful to take the class during this time to help you and your partner feel more prepared for birth, it gives you time to practice some of the techniques and comfort measures that we cover in class, plus it gives you time to do more research about your options and discuss it with your partner and care provider.
Topics you'll learn about:
-Preparing for Labour and Childbirth During Pregnancy
-The Physiologic Process of Labour and Childbirth, with a focus on 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 a Larger Family,
- Sibling Transitions and Adjustment
These classes are great for anyone planning a hospital, home, or birth centre birth, with either an obstetrician (OB), family doctor, or midwife.
Bean Family Wellness *Refresher* Prenatal Classes spend a majority of the class discussing labour and childbirth. 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.
NOTE: This class is a re-cap of information that you may have learned about in your first prenatal class, with an emphasis on topics of interest for subsequent babies. It is a great refresher on childbirth and comfort measures, and it is helpful for learning about adjustment with adding another baby to your family. If you have not taken a Prenatal Class in a past, it is highly recommended that you register for the Full Length Prenatal Class (Group or Private In-home).
All Bean Family Wellness Prenatal 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. Valid for any maternity, baby, birth, or family photography session
- Save $50 off* Birth Doula Services *subject to availability based on your estimated due date*
Length of class
On average, private *refresher* childbirth classes last approximately 2hrs long.
Private In-Home Prenatal Childbirth Class Fee: $140 + gst (per couple)
Please note, 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).
Alternatively, payment can be made by cheque or Email Money Transfer / eInterac. Credit Card payments are accepted by telephone.
Private classes are available during the day, as well as on evenings and weekends. Below you can view the calendar by clicking your class option below and reserve a time that is convenient for your family.