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Prenatal Class in Petrolia (April 16, 23, 30)

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Central Lambton Family Health Team

3-4130 Glenview Road

Petrolia, Ontario N0N 1R0


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Prenatal class dates

Participants must attend these dates:

  • April 16, 23 and 30

6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Additional class sessions are posted at www.lambtonhealth.on.ca.

What is prenatal education?

Prenatal education is ideal for those having babies for the first time or for those who would like a refresher. Knowing what to expect during pregnancy and how to manage once the baby is born will help to build your confidence as a new parent.

A public health nurse will teach expectant parents about the late stages of pregnancy, labour and birthing, relaxation, post-partum care of mom and baby, breastfeeding, and the transition to parenting. You will also be provided with information to help you make informed decisions with your health care provider.

When should I register?

Classes are recommended around your 6th or 7th month of pregnancy. Register as soon as possible to reserve a spot in class. Registration provides access to the class for 1 participant and 1 partner. Registering a partner separately is not required.

Call 519-383-8331 ext. 3573, toll free 1-800-667-1839 or visit our office to receive a FREE First Trimester Kit loaded with pamphlets, fact sheets and booklets with valuable information to support your pregnancy.


One payment per couple.

Refunds are only provided for exceptional situations.

NOTE: The class fee can be reduced or waived. Please contact Lambton Public Health to discuss the options or select the appropriate fee when you register. Selecting a fee reduced option involves a consultation to determine eligibility.

Class Outline:

Newborn Care

  • Pregnancy
  • Relaxation techniques and comfort measures
  • Newborn care and safety

Breastfeeding and Postpartum

  • Breastfeeding
  • Postpartum care
  • Partner support and role
  • Postpartum mood disorders

Labour & Birthing

  • Stages of labour
  • Medical interventions
  • Caesarean birth

Transition to Parenting

  • Parenting as partners
  • Family transition
  • Growth and development
  • Immunizations
  • Breastfeeding
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Central Lambton Family Health Team

3-4130 Glenview Road

Petrolia, Ontario N0N 1R0


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