The Baby Prep™ philosophy acknowledges that each birthing experience is unique and therefore, your childbirth education should be unique and tailored to your specific needs and concerns.
Caesarean Birth Prenatal Class Info
For expecting mothers and their partners that will be scheduling a planned Ceasarean Birth
The class is arranged around your schedule.
The class is taught in the privacy of your own home using a variety of instructional methods such as visual aides and plenty of practice!
The class allows you to discuss personal issues at ease.
You are able to have the sole attention of the instructor.
Surround yourself with your support network. (partner, doula, mother, sister, friend)
When should you take a Caesarean Birth Prenatal Class?
You are welcome to take a private Caesarean Birth Prenatal Class at any time after your 30th week of pregnancy. Booking in earlier is recommended to secure your preferred dates.
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What to expect in the operating room
Understanding the surgical procedure
Making your birth experience family centered
Early signs of labour and what to watch for
Newborn behavior and abilities
Newborn tests and procedures
Early disease screening, vitamin K, erythromycin, screening for Jaundice
Comforting the baby
Post surgical recovery in the hospital and the first 6 weeks at home.
Emotional and physical changes after birth
Postpartum blues vs. depression
Introduction to breastfeeding
Steps for successful breastfeeding
Struggles and rewards
Alternatives to breastfeeding
$500/couple (one 4 hour session)
An additional $25 charge will apply for classes outside the City of Vancouver.
If you would like to join a group prenatal class, you are more then welcome. Only the second Evening Group Series class or the Weekend Group Course‘s Saturday afternoon will not apply to couples scheduled for a Caesarean birth.
Request a Caesarean Birth Prenatal Class
Please fill out the form below and we will be in contact to arrange a date and time for your session. * = required information.