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Classes and Schedules-North

Our educator, Sharon, uses her 21 years experience as a mother, doula and childbirth educator to present to you all of her most important and useful knowledge base about pregnancy, birth and parenting. She will incorporate all her favourite parts from the many courses, workshops, research and training’s she has taken over these many years with Lamaze, Birthing From Within, Yoga Birthing, Penny Simkin, Ina May Gaskin, CAPPA, AHS, Douglas College and more.

Childbirth Essentials

These are Calgary Birth Essentials most comprehensive prenatal classes where you will get all you need to best prepare for your birth and early parenting journey.

Calgary Birth Essentials 7+1 Week Childbirth Essentials prenatal class and our NEW 4+1 week Childbirth Essentials prenatal class includes our Breastfeeding Essentials class and our Early Parenting Essentials class.  We will be educating you with the knowledge you need to go through your pregnancy, birth and parenting journey empowered and confidently.  We save our 8th class for when all the babies are born, making it a fun reunion class.

All of our North Location Classes are held at the Arbour Birth Center located at 1616 20a St. NW

If you don’t see any dates that fit your schedule check out our South Location!

 

Childbirth Essentials

October 23rd – December 4th, 2019

(FULL)

(Check out our November and December weekend classes if this timing works for you)

Childbirth Essentials

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April 19th – May 10th, 2020

(Sunday’s)(5:30-8:30 PM)

(6 Spots Available)

Childbirth Essentials

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January 14th – February 25th, 2020

(Tuesday’s)(7-9 PM)

(5 Spots Available)

Childbirth Essentials

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May 5th – June 16th, 2020

(Tuesday’s)(7-9 PM)

(6 Spots Available)

Childbirth Essentials

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March 3rd – April 14th, 2020

(Tuesday’s)(7-9 PM)

(6 Spots Available)

Weekend Essentials

These are Calgary Birth Essentials prenatal classes for those whose schedules are more demanding but still want to get the best information they can to prepare for birth.

This Weekend Prenatal class gives you the Essentials you need about pregnancy,  labour and childbirth, newborn care and early parenting that our weekly Childbirth Essentials offers, but packed into a 2 day format for those who can’t make the weekly class schedule work for them.

ALL OF OUR NORTH LOCATION CLASSES ARE HELD AT THE ARBOUR BIRTH CENTER LOCATED AT 1616 20A ST NW

If you don’t see any dates that fit your schedule check out our South Location!

Weekend Essentials

November 9th & 10th, 2019

(Saturday/Sunday)(9-4)

(FULL)Check out our December Weekend class at our South Location!)

Weekend Essentials

****JUST ADDED****

January 11th & 12th, 2020

(Saturday/Sunday)(9-4)

(4 Spots Available)

Early Parenting Essentials

Most parents feel overwhelmed and confused once labour and delivery is done and now they are left alone to the daunting task of being a parent.  Help ease the pain of adjustment to parenting and learn what to expect and what to do in this excellent early parenting class geared for expecting parents.  We will walk you through many of the things you should know for the first year of life.

ALL OF OUR NORTH LOCATION CLASSES ARE HELD AT THE ARBOUR BIRTH CENTER LOCATED AT 1616 20A ST NW

If you don’t see any dates that fit your schedule check out our South Location!

Early Parenting Essentials

****NEW****

October 16th, 2019

(Wednesday)(7-9 PM)

(FULL)

Early Parenting Essentials

****NEW****

April 14th, 2020

(Tuesday)(7-9 PM)

(2 Spots Available)

Early Parenting Essentials

****NEW****

December 4th, 2019

(Wednesday)(7-9 PM)

(2 Spots Available)

Early Parenting Essentials

****NEW****

June 16th, 2020

(Tuesday)(7-9 PM)

(2 Spots Available)

Early Parenting Essentials

****NEW****

February 25th, 2020

(Tuesday)(7-9 PM)

(2 Spots Available)

Breastfeeding Essentials

There really is an art to breastfeeding, it takes practice and perseverance.  Many women struggle through the navigation’s of breastfeeding their baby.  Come to our two and a half hour Breastfeeding Essentials class where our lactation consultant will give you all the essentials to be equipped to get off to the best start possible.

ALL OF OUR NORTH LOCATION CLASSES ARE HELD AT THE ARBOUR BIRTH CENTER LOCATED AT 1616 20A ST NW

If you don’t see any dates that fit your schedule check out our South Location!

Breastfeeding Essentials

November 20th, 2019

(Wednesday)(7-9 PM)

(FULL)

Breastfeeding Essentials

June2nd, 2020

(Tuesday)(7-9 PM)

(2 Spots Available)

Breastfeeding Essentials

February 11th, 2020

(Tuesday)(7-9 PM)

(2 Spots Available)

Breastfeeding Essentials

March 31st, 2020

(Tuesday)(7-9 PM)

(2 Spots Available)

Private In-Home Childbirth Essentials

Private in-home childbirth essentials prenatal classes are ideal for those that have a demanding schedule and do not have the flexibility to attend 8 weeks of classes.  Our educators will come to you and give you all the basics that you need to birth and parent with confidence.  You may enjoy the set structure for each session or you may customize with topics you are interested in discussing.

Mommy Connections

This is an ongoing group that supports new moms in the first 6 months of being a new parent. Each session consists of 8 weeks of meetings. A minimum of 5 mommies are needed to create a group to support one another effectively. We would meet every Monday from 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm except for holidays, the classes are an hour and a half.  For more details please click on the Full Description button below.

LOCATION TO BE DETERMINED

 

***JUST ADDED***

January 9th – February 27th, 2019

(Wednesday)(12:30- 2:00 PM)