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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:

Mom and baby bonding during prenatal yoga exercise class

Mom & Baby Yoga

Thu Feb 22 - March 29

1:00pm - 2:00pm


Registration closes on Feb 22


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!

 

Toronto infant cpr training

Infant CPR & Family Safety Class

Sun Feb 25, 2018

9:30am - 12:30pm


Registration closes on Feb 24


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.

Moms and babies enjoy playing and bonding during a fun class together

Babies At Play – Level 1

Fri Mar 2 - April 13

12:00pm - 1:00pm


Registration closes on Feb 23


Mom-and-Baby, Postnatal

Do you want to play with your not-yet-mobile baby, but aren’t sure what to do? Are you running out of ideas for play for your little one? Join us for Babies at play!

Babies at play classes are interactive caregiver/baby classes with a strong focus on the baby. Taught by Kaili Ets, Pediatric Occupational Therapist, we will introduce and teach you how to use developmentally-appropriate movement patterns, yoga, massage, breathing, songs, dance, and other stimulating and age appropriate props and activities.

$165+HST – may be covered by your benefits plan under “Occupational Therapy”

Newborn Sleep SOS (0-3 months)

Fri Mar 2, 2018

1:30pm - 3:30pm


Registration closes on Mar 2


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.

 

Moms and babies enjoy playing and bonding during a fun class together

Babies At Play – Level 2

Fri Mar 2 - April 13

11:00am - 12:00pm


Registration closes on Feb 23


Mom-and-Baby, Postnatal

Babies at play classes are interactive caregiver/baby classes with a strong focus on the baby. Taught by Kaili Ets, Pediatric Occupational Therapist, we will introduce and teach you how to use developmentally-appropriate movement patterns, yoga, massage, breathing, songs, dance, and other stimulating and age appropriate props and activities.

$165+ HST – Might be covered under your benefits plan under “Occupational Therapy”

The Independent Sleeper (4-17 months old)

Tue Mar 6, 2018

1:30pm - 3:30pm


Registration closes on Mar 6


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.

Woman breastfeeds her baby during a free community postnatal breastfeeding workshop

Free Community Breastfeeding Cafe

Tue Mar 6, 2018

9:30am - 11:00am


Registration closes on Mar 6


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.

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

Starting Solids Workshop

Tue Mar 13, 2018

9:00am - 11:00am


Registration closes on Mar 13


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.

Meet Doulas during a free information night

Free Doula Info Night

Tue Mar 20, 2018

7:00pm - 8:00pm


Registration closes on Mar 20


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!

Free toronto baby wearing meetup for new mothers

Free Babywearing Meetup Group

Tue Mar 20, 2018

9:30am - 11:00am


Registration closes on Mar 20


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.

Infant Massage Workshop

Tue Mar 20, 2018

1:30pm - 2:30pm


Registration closes on Mar 20


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.

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

Pelvic Health Basics for Birth

Wed Mar 21, 2018

7:00pm - 8:00pm


Registration closes on Mar 21


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

Thu Mar 22, 2018

7:00pm - 8:00pm


Registration closes on Mar 22


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 prenatal HypnoBirthing class

HypnoBirthing Childbirth Education Class

Sun Mar 25 - April 29

3:00pm - 5:30pm


Registration closes on Mar 25


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.

You will become familiar with common birth interventions and the alternatives, while gaining complete confidence in the birthing experience.

Woman holding baby while safely exercising during a postnatal exercise class

Restore Your Core Mom-And-Baby Fitness with Laura Wood from & SHE MOVES

Wed Apr 4 - May 9

12:00pm - 1:00pm


Registration closes on Apr 25


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.

 

Baby sleeping during a prenatal education class

Prenatal Sleep Education

Sat Apr 7, 2018

1:30pm - 3:30pm


Registration closes on Apr 7


Prenatal

This a prenatal sleep education workshop where parents will empower themselves with knowledge regarding newborn sleep so that you enter parenthood confident in your instincts as a new parent.

Learn about realistic sleep expectations in newborns and how to support your child as they grow and their sleep needs evolve.

Topics covered in this class incude:
-biology of sleep
-age-appropriate sleep needs for 0-6 month olds
-brief overview of sleep needs from 6 months – 4 years
-developmental milestones and their relationship with sleep
-underlying medical conditions influencing sleep
-safe sleep recommendations
-creating the ideal sleep environment
-coping strategies for new parents
-postpartum emotional complications
-local resources

Birthing Again

Sun Apr 15 - Apr 22, 2018

12:00pm - 2:30pm


Registration closes on Apr 15


Childbirth Education, Prenatal
Birthing again is a unique class for parents who are preparing to have another baby.
This five-hour course (2.5 hours/day, held over two weekends) offers you the chance to step out of your busy life as parents and to focus on this pregnancy and birth.
Childbirth prep class

Childbirth 101: Preparing for Birth and Beyond

Thu Apr 19 - May 10

7:00pm - 9:30pm


Registration closes on Apr 19


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 define your birth plan and learn about concrete coping techniques, including movement-based techniques, for labour and beyond.

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.