Childbirth Preparation : For Midwives’ Clients

prenatal classes - midwives' clients

Our group prenatal classes for midwives’ clients provide a comfortable and friendly atmosphere where parents-to-be can meet to collect and discuss information and prepare themselves for the journey ahead.  Our courses are designed by trained and experienced childbirth educators who are also doulas and breastfeeding counselors.   To learn more about the certified childbirth educators who lead our prenatal and parenting courses, click here.

The curriculum for all of our Prenatal Classes is based on the Lamaze Six Healthy Birth Practices.  Topics are presented in a variety of ways, including discussion, hands-on practice, video, couple work and group work, Click here for the full course outline.



Below is a list of our scheduled classes.  All of these classes follow the same course outline, just on different schedules.  Please make a note of your preferred class start date from the options below, before proceeding to the registration page.

prenatal classes - midwives' clients

Two Consecutive Full Saturdays

from 9:30am to 4:30pm @ The Mothering Touch Centre

The full-day Saturday workshop allows expectant parents to immerse themselves in the topic of birth in an intense but intimate format.  This format might be suited to mothers and birth helpers who are busy in the evenings, who are out of town frequently or who cannot take the classes until late in pregnancy. Register Now! Fee:  $180 +GST for Mom & Birth Helper

Upcoming Dates:

  • Saturdays, July 8 & 15, 2017

  • Saturdays, August 5 & 12, 2017

  • Saturdays, September 9 & 16, 2017

  • Saturdays, November 11 & 18, 2017

  • Saturdays, December 9 & 16, 2017

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Four Consecutive Sunday Afternoons

from 2:30pm to 5:30pm @ The Mothering Touch Centre

The 4-Sunday series is intended for parents who may have limited time to prepare for the arrival of their child, but who work on Saturdays.  Some parents told us they wanted to come during the day – but not for the whole day – so we came up with this compromise!

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Fee:  $180 +GST for Mom & Birth Helper

Upcoming Dates:

  • August 20 - September 17, 2017 (no class Sept 3)

  • Sundays, November 26 - December 17, 2017

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Six Consecutive Monday or Wednesday Evenings

from 7:00pm to 9:00pm @ The Mothering Touch Centre

In the weeknight series of classes, the same group meets for six weeks in a row.  This enables participants to get to know each other and provide each other with support through the last weeks of their pregnancies.  You should choose the format you prefer based on your availability, your learning style and the time of day when you feel best able to learn.

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Fee:  $180 +GST for Mom & Birth Helper

Upcoming Dates:

  • Mondays, June 5 - July 10, 2017

  • Wednesdays, July 5 - August 9, 2017

  • Wednesdays, September 6 - October 11, 2017

  • Mondays, October 16 - November 20, 2017

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You have arrived at this page because you have chosen a midwife as your primary care provider.  If your primary care provider is a doctor, please click here.  Why?  The model of care provided by midwives differs from that provided by doctors; we have found our clients’ needs and expectations to be best met by offering classes which focus on the model of care they will be receiving from their primary care provider.


Our Pricing Policy
We try to be as accurate as possible on our website and printed materials. However, errors happen! Prices may be changed without notice.

Refund Policy
A refund of the course fee, minus a 15% administrative fee, is possible until two weeks before the beginning of the course.  If you are unable to attend the course for a medical reason, a full refund will be given.  No refunds will be issued after the course begins, even if the absence is due to medical reasons.