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:

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 * six to eight hours to complete;
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 24 hrs
Areas Served York Region
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 * Online prenatal program register online * For breastfeeding classes contact Denise at 905-252-5447 or email LLLCNewmarket@rogers.com
Languages English
Fees None - free
Site Location Various locations around York Region
Located In Community Newmarket
Intersection Yonge St and Davis Dr
Physical Access Not Applicable
Service Categories Breastfeeding Support Programs ; Childbirth Education


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