|Record #: PER2222||Last Modified: 21 Nov 2018||Last Full Update: 21 Nov 2018|
|Description (Service)||Perth District Health Unit and HPHA Stratford General Hospital - Perth County Prenatal Classes:
Part 1 at the Perth District Health Unit - Weekend class in Stratford or Listowel or 3 weekday evening classes (in Stratford only).
Topics include: key steps to a positive childbirth experience; techniques for comfort and coping with labour pain; the partner's role in labour: a toolbox of strategies; preparing for parenting: starting off strong; bringing baby home: newborn 101; breastfeeding. Free.
Part 2 at HPHA Stratford General Hospital-Weekend classes.
Topics include: the process of labour; giving birth at the hospital: what you can expect and labour and delivery room tour; making an informed decision about routine and non-routine medical procedures; pain medication options for labour; recovering from childbirth; your newborn in the first few days. Fee for these classes; can be waived if financial concerns.
For women in their second and third trimesters and their partners/support persons.
Please contact the PDHU for class times
|Dates||Year round, weeknights and Saturdays|
|Areas Served||Perth County|
|Eligibility||Perth County Residents
Ontario Residents who will deliver in Perth County
Ontario Residents who have a doctor/midwife in Perth County
|Application||Call in advance to register|
|Address and Location|
|Located In Community||Stratford|
|Address & Map||
653 West Gore St
Stratford, ON N5A 1L4
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|Intersection||John St S and West Gore St|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Office Phone||519-271-7600 ext 224|
|Toll Free Phone||1-877-271-7348 ext 224|
|Primary Contact||Jen Tucker, Administrative Assistant, Perth District Health Unit; Phone: 519-271-7600 ext 224 * 1-877-271-7348 ext 224; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Alternate Contact||Health Line; Phone: 519-271-7600 ext 267 * 1-877-271-7348 ext 267; Email: email@example.com|