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Prenatal & Postnatal Classes and Workshops


At West End Mamas, we understand that time is precious. Our clients are looking for personalized, high-quality classes on all aspects of motherhood: from prenatal education, to fitness and yoga; from breastfeeding, to any number of mom and baby classes and parenting workshops. Our classes have been carefully curated to respond to the needs of our clients. Class sizes are small, reasonably-priced, and all of our classes and workshops are taught by highly trained instructors.

West End Mamas is the village you’ve been looking for.

Find a class or workshop:

Women participate in a pelvic floor exercise class conducted by a pelvic floor physiotherapist

Pelvic Health Basics for Birth

Mon Apr 23, 2018

7:00pm - 8:00pm


Registration closes on Apr 23


Free Classes, Prenatal

We have all heard about our pelvic floor at some point! But what it is? And what impact does pregnancy and birth have on Your pelvic floor?

Come and learn the basics of pelvic floor health from Pelvic Floor Physiotherapists Amy Gildner and Trang Bui.

Naturopathic Medicine 101: Your Best Health During Pregnancy and Beyond

Tue Apr 24, 2018

7:00pm - 8:00pm


Registration closes on Apr 24


Free Classes, Postnatal, Prenatal
In this free info session, West End Mama’s naturopath Dr. Kinga will discuss how incorporating Naturopathic medicine can promote a healthier and happier pregnancy and postpartum.

She will discuss the various health issues that arise during pregnancy and postpartum that can be effectively managed with Naturopathic Medicine.

Toronto infant cpr training

Infant CPR & Family Safety Class

Sun Apr 29, 2018

9:30am - 12:30pm


Registration closes on Apr 29


Postnatal, Prenatal

Infant CPR & Family Safety Workshop

Would you know what to do if your baby stopped breathing and went blue at home?

Our Prenatal and Postnatal Infant/Family CPR & Safety Workshop teaches you what to do if the unthinkable happens. This 2.5 hour course focuses on accident prevention, basic family first aid, as well as infant & child CPR & relief of choking. Great for expectant parents, experienced parents, grandparents, aunt, uncles, babysitters & childcare providers.

Woman breastfeeds her baby during a free community postnatal breastfeeding workshop

Free Community Breastfeeding Cafe

Tue May 1, 2018

9:30am - 11:00am


Registration closes on May 1


Free Classes, Postnatal, Prenatal

Join West End Mamas for a fun & FREE community get together led by Carolyn Sinclair. Learn about a variety of health and wellness topics plus time for breastfeeding advice and support.

Newborn Sleep SOS (0-3 months)

Fri May 4, 2018

1:30pm - 3:30pm


Registration closes on May 4


Mom-and-Baby, Postnatal, Prenatal

In this workshop, you will learn what you need to know to get through the first three months of your baby’s life with as much sleep as you can possibly get: how to establish a flexible and predictable routine that includes downtime during the day and more sleep at night, how to gently, gradually and safely apply evidence-based approaches that will help your baby become an independent sleeper

This class is suitable to take while pregnant or if you already have a newborn at home.

 

Learn techniques and tips for transitioning your child to solids with this postnatal workshop

Starting Solids Workshop

Tue May 8, 2018

9:00am - 11:00am


Registration closes on May 8


Mom-and-Baby, Postnatal

Starting solids with your baby can be stressful, but it doesn’t need to be! Join us for our popular Starting Solids Workshop, so you can feel confident feeding your little one at home.

This 2 hour session is led by Carolyn Sinclair, Mother of 3, Heart & Stroke Foundation Instructor & Registered Midwife.

Toronto prenatal HypnoBirthing class

HypnoBirthing Childbirth Education Class

Wed May 9 - June 6

7:00pm - 9:30pm


Registration closes on May 9


Childbirth Education, Prenatal

HypnoBirthing® is a comprehensive childbirth preparation course designed to prepare you fully and completely for the birth of your child.

You will learn relaxation and self hypnosis techniques to eliminate the fear and tension that cause long labour and pain, replacing it with confidence, calm, and comfort. In addition to the self-hypnosis techniques described you will understand and appreciate the changes taking place in your body as your body moves through your birthing process.

$365+HST/Couple – One spot is good for two people.

The Independent Sleeper (4-17 months old)

Fri May 11, 2018

1:30pm - 3:30pm


Registration closes on May 11


Mom-and-Baby, Postnatal

Infant Sleep Expert Rosalee will walk parents through their child’s sleep habits from 4 months – 17 months old. Imagine putting your babe in their bed saying ‘goodnight’ and knowing they – and you – are in for a long, restful night.

Free toronto baby wearing meetup for new mothers

Free Babywearing Meetup Group

Tue May 15, 2018

9:30am - 11:00am


Registration closes on May 15


Free Classes, Postnatal, Prenatal

Choosing a baby carrier and figuring out how to use it properly can be a daunting task, especially now that there are so many on the market. Don’t feel overwhelmed! Join Babywearing Educator & Mom of 3 Carolyn Sinclair for a FREE Babywearing meet up on the 3rd Wednesday of each month.

Meet Doulas during a free information night

Free Doula Info Night

Tue May 15, 2018

7:00pm - 8:00pm


Registration closes on May 15


Free Classes, Prenatal

If you’re on the fence about hiring a doula or if you just don’t know what they do, this is a great opportunity to meet some of the doulas that work with West End Mamas.

Learn about birth and postpartum doulas and how they are different from midwives. Find out how a doula can support you and work with you in a hospital birth or home birth. Ask all of your questions in a safe, non-judgemental space. We look forward to seeing you!

Your Hormones After Baby

Your Hormones After Baby

Wed May 16, 2018

9:30am - 10:30am


Registration closes on May 16


Free Classes
Woman holding baby while safely exercising during a postnatal exercise class

Mom-And-Baby Fitness “Restore Your Core”

Wed May 16 - June 20

11:00am - 12:00pm


Registration closes on May 16


Mom-and-Baby, Postnatal

The effects of pregnancy and birth, not to mention the physical demands of motherhood can leave women feeling weak, disconnected and in pain.

Join Laura Wood, prenatal and postnatal yoga and pilates teacher, Core Confidence Specialist and doula, as she provides women with a gentle, whole body, balanced approach to postpartum re-training.

 

Evidence-Based Basics for Birth

Evidence-Based Basics for Birth

Thu May 17, 2018

7:00pm - 8:00pm


Registration closes on May 17


Free Classes, Prenatal

In this workshop, you will learn about evidence-based information for birth.

  • What is the evidence on choosing a Health Care Provider?
  • What is the evidence on choice of birthplace?
  • What is the evidence on the safest way to birth your baby?

This workshop is jam-packed with valuable information including the top three tips for an easier birth.

Mom and baby bonding during prenatal yoga exercise class

Mom & Baby Yoga

Tue May 22 - June 26

12:00pm - 1:00pm


Registration closes on Jun 26


Mom-and-Baby, Postnatal

Join us for a 6-week gentle mom and baby yoga class – stretch, strengthen, and connect to your postpartum body. Classes are one hour long, and limited to 8 participants per class.  You will get individual attention, and make some mama friends while you’re at it!

 

Infant Massage Workshop

Tue May 22, 2018

1:30pm - 2:30pm


Registration closes on May 22


Mom-and-Baby, Postnatal

Learn how to massage your baby! Our RMTs are Infant Massage Specialists and will teach you how to safely and easily massage your baby.

Mother learning the correct techniques for breastfeeding her baby during postnatal class

Breastfeeding 101 – Prenatal Breastfeeding Class

Tue May 29, 2018

7:00pm - 9:30pm


Registration closes on May 25


Prenatal

Join us for our “Breastfeeding 101 – Prenatal Breastfeeding Education” course to learn everything you need to know about breastfeeding. Taught by Taya Griffin, Lactation Consultant, this intimate and interactive workshop will help educate and provide the resources to ensure you are able to meet your unique breastfeeding goals.

Let the scientific research and practical tips we provide give you all you need to reach YOUR breastfeeding goals. Included is a complementary call after your baby is born to trouble-shoot any concerns. The key is that you feel supported throughout your journey.

Sunscreen 101: Sun safety for the Whole Family

Thu Jun 7, 2018

1:00pm - 2:00pm


Registration closes on Jun 7


Free Classes, Mom-and-Baby, Postnatal, Prenatal

Join our Naturopathic doctor, Kinga Babicki-Farrugia, for a FREE talk about how to keep your family safe while enjoying the sun.

Childbirth prep class

Childbirth 101: Preparing for Birth and Beyond

Mon Jul 16 - August 13

7:00pm - 9:30pm


Registration closes on Jul 16


Childbirth Education, Prenatal

Childbirth 101: Preparing for Birth and Beyond will teach you about the birthing process, coping techniques, medical supports and the early postpartum period.

This class will give you the opportunity to explore your needs and expectations for birth and learn about concrete coping techniques for labour and beyond, including movement and mindfulness based techniques.

$300+HST/Couple – One spot is good for two people.

Lamaze Childbirth Education

Lamaze Childbirth Education

Sun Jul 22 - Jul 29, 2018

10:00am - 4:00pm


Registration closes on Jul 22


Childbirth Education
Prenatal Yoga

Restorative Prenatal Yoga

Tue Jul 24, 2018

7:00pm - 8:30pm


Registration closes on Jul 24


Prenatal