prenatal classes

Using a hands-on approach, new parents are fully prepared for childbirth and the birthing experience. Parents gain practical knowledge and an understanding of what to expect during the birth, caring for your newborn as well as breastfeeding and post partum recovery.

This practical based series is designed for expectant parents to emphasize a more positive birthing experience by:

  • Exploring childbirth as a normal & natural process

  • Clearing up assumptions & myths surrounding childbirth

  • Building a pain-coping mindset & pain-coping strategies

  • Understanding how labour works & what to do in early labour

  • Understanding Active labour: define it, describe it & working with it

  • Making informed choices during labour & delivery

  • Preparing you for successful infant breastfeeding & newborn care

  • Exploring post partum issues

  • New mom and dad expectations

When can I start?
Begin your childbirth classes when it works for you, as early as your second trimester or as late as the middle of your third trimester

What are my options? 
Choose a childbirth class format that works for you!

  • private

  • semi-private   

  • group classes

  • The Birth Company is pleased to offer both evenings and weekend programs

  • Classes are offered in Burlington and Mississauga, Ontario

What happens after the baby is born?
Following the birth of all babies we will meet for a follow-up class and new parents reunion celebration.

how do I get started?

1. Email us for complete course outline »

2. Pick a date that works best for you!

Birthing Basics
The Birth Company is pleased to offer an evening program that suits parents to be with busy weekend schedules.
This format includes the same curriculum as the weekend course but taught over 3 evenings. Topics will include everything from birth to breastfeeding as well as an optional question and answer session after the class.  When we have completed the series the couples will have the opportunity to meet again once their babies are born

Time: 7-9pm (9-9:30 optional Q&A)
Fee $199 Includes handouts.
Note: Other evenings may be available upon request & sufficient enrolment.

Next program – For current class schedule please email

The Birth Experience: A One day Pre-Natal Program

Next Weekend Program
For current class schedule please email


Time: Saturday 10am-5pm
Locations: Offered in Burlington 
Fee $199 Weekend program includes Courseware & Snacks
& a New Parents Baby Reunion
Weekend programs are offered every Saturday.
If the class is full, Sunday classes may be added as required.

The Birth Company reserves the right to combine low enrollment classes if necessary.  Couples will be given the option for private/semi private programs if they wish with a supplementary fee added.

* Please call the office for private programs or dates in other locations.

3. Register!

how do I register?

Ready to experience The Birth Company's Prenatal Classes?
Click here to fill out a registration form

Your registration is complete when we have received your class fee.
Confirmation emails will be sent out.

Bring an instructor to you!
Call the birth company to learn more
about bringing prenatal classes to you at 905-319-9020