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Class Content
Suggested Materials

Labour & Delivery #1

Signs & Stages of Labour

Positions for Labour & Breathing

What to bring to Hospital

Comfort Techniques Handout

Labour Handout

Pregnancy Handout

What to Bring to Hospital Check List

Labour & Delivery #2

Birth Plans

Medical Interventions

Pain Relief Options


Sample Birth Plan Form

Umbilical Cord Blood and Tissue Banking

Medical Procedures Handout

Cesarean Birth Handout

Post Partum #1

Physical & Emotional Changes

Appearances, Behaviours, Routines

Newborn Handout

Postpartum Handout

Post Partum #2

Dear Baby – Breastfeeding with Joan

Safe Sleep

How to tell if your baby is sick

TT Breastfeeding Handout

External Resources



Mentioned in Class

Canadian Paediatric Society

Caring for Kids, (Français)


Car Seat Safety

Transportation Canada – Child Car Seat Safety (Français)

Child Passenger Safety Association of Canada


Childproofing Your Home Health Canada – Is Your Child Safe?, (Français)



Best Start – My Breastfeeding Guide, (Français), (中文)

Best Start – Infant Formula: What You Need To Know (Français), (中文)

Best Start – Signs That Feeding is Going Well, (Français)

  Maternal Mental Health

York Region – A New Mother’s Emotions

  Safe Sleep

Health Canada – Safe Sleep for Your Baby, (Français)

Best Start – Sleep Well, Sleep Safe, (Français)

Other Topics Source Link

Checking Your Baby’s Temperature

Caring For Kids

Fever and temperature taking


Caring For Kids

Oak Valley Health 

Circumcision of baby boys: Information for parents

Markham Stouffville Hospital Circumcision Clinic

Cord Blood & Cord Tissue Banking

Parent’s Guide to Cord Blood

Parent Brochure, (Français)

Finding A Health Care Provider

Ontario Ministry of Health

Ontario Ministry of Health

Health Connect (formerly Telehealth), Call 811

Gestational Diabetes

Canadian Diabetes Association

Screening & diagnosis for gestational diabetes

How to Bathe Your Baby

Humber River Hospital

Video from Humber River Hospital

Newborn Screening Information

Newborn Screening Ontario

Alberta Health Services

Perinatal Services BC

Gouvernement du Québec

Newborn Screening in Ontario

Newborn Screening in Alberta

Newborn Screening in British Columbia

Newborn Screening in Quebec

Post Partum Mental Health

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Alberta Health Services

Postpartum Support International

York Region

CAMH Post Partum Depression

AHS: Healthy Parents, Health Children (PP Mental Health)

PSI Canada

York Region Pre- and Postnatal Mental and Physical Health

Trial of Labour after Caesarean Section

Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Toronto

TOLAC Patient Handout (in 9 Languages)


Health Canada

Ontario Ministry of Health

Canadian Immunization Guide

Ontario’s Routine Immunization Schedule

General Prenatal Resources

Parenting Resources

About Kids Health

York Region

Maternal & Newborn Learning Hub

York Region – Pregnancy and Parenting Resources

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