Childbirth Education

Childbirth Education

Trena offers childbirth education for expecting parents to help prepare for the big day. Some courses focus entirely on Lamaze Childbirth Education, others Hypnobirthing and some incorporate the principles of both. 

Lamaze Childbirth Education

When people think Lamaze, they often think breathing. In fact, Lamaze childbirth education encompasses that, and so much more!  This series uses a variety of teaching methods to provide evidence-based information that promotes Lamaze International’s Six Healthy Birth Practices and is facilitated in a relaxed and fun environment.

Some topics that will be covered include:

  • Signs and stages of labor
  • Comfort measures
  • The benefits and trade-offs of a variety of medical interventions
  • Medical Pain relief Options
  • Birthing and greeting your baby
  • Infant feeding
  • Postpartum adjustment

This class includes the use of classroom instruction and demonstration, videos and hands-on practice in a lighthearted environment to help prepare you for birth and your transition into parenting.

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Do you want a faster, easier, more enjoyable birthing experience? The Hypnobirthing® Method will teach you relaxation techniques so that you can give your baby a welcome that is calm, gentle, and safe.

HypnoBirthing® Classes are taught in a series of 5 classes, which are 2.5 hours in length, and include a book and CD, discussion, hands-on practice, videos, and take-home material to further the participants understanding and ability to use the method.

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What to Really Expect When You're Expecting

Oh internet, how we love you. Except when we are pregnant or parenting. Then you are just flat out exhausting and overwhelming. If you can relate, this class is for you. Come get the facts on labor, birth, and babies in this full day class, and meet some other expectant parents (they may just be your new coffee buddies once your bundle of joy arrives). Be prepared to learn lots, laugh, and practice some hands on techniques for the big day! (support people are encouraged to join!) This program incorporates the principles of Lamaze Childbirth Education, as well as some Hypnobirthing tools.


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$185 +HST for 6 hours of instruction. Individual/private classes available upon request.

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