Class Descriptions

All classes offered through CCEDA are provided to a maximum of seven couples and are provided by certified instructors.

Becoming a Family Series

9 classes including  2.5 hour Breastfeeding Intensive and 2.5 hour Early Parenting Class +1 reunion class

2 hours each

Cost: $350.00 (per couple)

The 3rd Trimester of Prganancy

The 3 Stages of Labour

Perceptions of Birth and Birthing in Calgary

Non Medical Pain Relief Options

The Role of the Supporter

The Art of Relaxation

The Benefits of Touch and Breath

Common Medications and Interventions used in Childbirth

Immediate Postpartum

Newborn Characteristics and Care

 

Breastfeeding Intensive Workshop

2.5 hours

$35 (this class is included in our 9 week Series, but also available for couples who are interested in taking this class only.)

The Milk Breakdown

The Vital Importance of a Proper Latch

Breastfeeding Positions

Common Breastfeeding Problems and Their Solutions

Pumps and Pumping

How to Know if Your Baby is getting Enough

Helpful Tips to Achieve Breastfeeding Success

 

Early Parenting Workshop 

2.5 hours

$35 (this class is included in our 9 week Series, but also available for couples who are interested in taking this class only.)

Coping with the Newborn

Brain Development

Infant Growth and Milestones

Family Adjustment

Couple Communication

Resources and Community Connections

 

Weekend Workshop

2 classes

10.5 hours total

Cost: $200.00 (per couple)

The 3rd Trimester of Pregnancy

The 3 Stages of Labour

Perceptions of Birth and Birthing in Calgary

Non Medical Pain Relief Options

The Role of the Supporter

Common Medications and Interventions used in Childbirth

Immediate Postpartum

Newborn Characteristics and Care

Recieve a 20% Discount on our Brestfeeding Intensive Workshop and our Early Parenting Workshop when you register for a Weekend Workshop.

 

Refresher Classes

Minimum 3 couples per class

can be offered as private in home, refer to private class rate as cost is different

1 class

2 hours total

Cost: $80.00

Focused birth preparation

Breastfeeding

Infant Care

 

Private/In-Home Teaching

Private sessions are 3 hours

Cost: $60/h (if both classes are booked a discount is offered)

Class 1

Labour and Birth Preparation

Relaxation and non-medical coping skills

Common Medications and Interventions

Support strategies

Class 2

Postnatal Topics

Breastfeeding

Care of the newborn

All topics can be adjusted to suit your individual needs

 

Private Refresher Class

$60/h

2 Hour total

Focused birth preparation

Breastfeeding

Infant Care

Payment Policy

We receive inquiries about class registration right up until the class starts. Therefore, payment for classes must be made in full up front in order to guarantee your spot in the class. All payments must be received a minimum of three weeks prior to the class starting. If payments are not received you will not be considered registered.

Last minute spots may be available. Please speak with the registrar to see if there are any last minute spots that may be suitable for you.

Payment can be received via cash or cheque. Cheques are to be made out to the instructor.  It would be preferable to make arrangements with the instructor for an email bank transfer.

PayPal is also available when you register online.

Cancellation Policy

If you choose to withdraw from the class and there are more than two weeks prior to the start of the class, a $50.00 charge will be applied.  If you cancel sooner than 2 weeks, you will not receive a refund and your payment will be processed. Exceptions to this due to medical reasons are made on an individual basis by the instructor.

 

We look forward to being a part of your educational experience!

 

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