York (Region of). Public Health

Site: Administrative Centre

Service: Prenatal Classes

Record Details
Alternate Name Region of York ; Regional Municipality of York ; York Region
Toll Free Phone 1-800-361-5653
TTY Phone 1-866-512-6228
E-Mail childfamily@york.ca
Website www.york.ca/wps/portal/yorkhome/health/yr/prenatalandnewborns/prenatalclasses/prenatalclasses
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Fees
Description (Service) prenatal classes for expectant parents designed to support pregnant women and their partners/support persons including:

Evening or weekend in-person Prenatal classes: teaches expectant parents about labour, birth and how to care for newborns;
Online Prenatal Program: interactive online prenatal classes * includes pictures, videos, text and quizzes * designed to help women and their partners or support persons prepare for labour, childbirth and caring for their new baby;
Prenatal Breastfeeding Classes : Prenatal breastfeeding classes for expectant mothers and their partners * course delivered by nationally accredited La Leche League Canada Leaders (breastfeeding educators);
All Babies Count free weekly prenatal nutrition program for women who need extra support during pregnancy * nutrition, pregnancy and parenthood with public health nurses and nutrition educator * translator and child care worker on site * transportation may be available for participants * in partnership with Rose of Sharon and Social Enterprise for Canada
Hours Hours vary according to program - see website for details
Areas Served York Region ; In-person prenatal classes are offered at the following locations: 
York Region Admin Centre 
17250 Yonge St, Newmarket, Ontario, L3Y 4W5 - 
York Region Markham Office  
4261 Hwy 7, Unionville, Ontario, L3R 9W6 - 
York Region South Services Centre 
50 High Tech Rd, Richmond Hill, Ontario, L4B 4N7 - 
York Region Vaughan Office 
9060 Jane St, Concord, Ontario, L4K 2M9
Eligibility Expectant mothers living in York Region and their partners * All Babies Count for pregnant women who need extra support, call to determine if eligible 1-877-516-3715
Application Registration required * Register online or call to register * For breastfeeding classes in Markham, email LLLMarkham@gmail.com * For breastfeeding classes in Newmarket, contact Denise at 905-252-5447 or LLLCNewmarket@rogers.com * for All Babies Count call 1-877-516-3715
Languages English ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; In-person classes offered in English, Cantonese or Mandarin - see online registration for details
Fees Program - In-person prenatal classes: $45.73 - Price includes expecting mom and one support person ; None - Online courses and breastfeeding courses are offered free of charge
Site Location Various locations around York Region
Located In Community Newmarket
Intersection Yonge St and Davis Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features ; No elevator needed: all classes on main floor * If accommodations required to assist with in-class learning due to a disability please contact TTY 905-762-0401 ( for the deaf or hard of hearing) or 1-877-464-9675, ext. 74875
Service Categories Breastfeeding Support Programs ; Childbirth Education


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