All classes are currently online.

Difficult to afford classes due to post-pandemic inflation, high rents and/or interest rates?
Contact me, and we can discuss a registration fee that you can handle!

Wondering how you’ll get your prenatal classes done?

(we recommend you complete them by 4 to 6 weeks before your due-date)

No problem.

Choose from three formats/schedules.

Same content for all formats.

All classes are ‘live’ and interactive.

Learning happens in your own home.

 

Have to miss a class? Recordings available, plus a free ‘make-up’ class.

Class reunion (online) to introduce your babies and share birth stories.

 

Formats and Class dates
Registration
Content
Testimonials

 

Planning a hospital birth?

Since 1991 your instructor has attended (as a doula) births in all the hospitals serving:

Burnaby, New Westminster, Port Moody,
Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Pitt Meadows,
Maple Ridge, Mission, Langley and Surrey.

Planning a home-birth?

Over the past 30 years your instructor has attended many home-births, and along with your midwives, can help you plan for and accomplish one that is safe and fulfilling.

Whatever class you choose, we’ll help you…

Understand the process of labour and birth
Share your experience of pregnancy
Recognize inner resources and wisdom you already have
Explore ways of dealing effectively with the pain of labour
Build confidence in your ability to give birth
Make knowledgeable decisions about your medical care during labour
Prepare for breastfeeding and living with your infant
Assume your parenting role with joy and enthusiasm

Formats and Class dates

Check out these formats:

    1. Weekly evening series (online)
      Seven 2-hour classes, held one evening per week, from 7:00pm to 9:00pm.
      Class size limited to 8 couples
      Cost: $240.00* per couple (*plus GST)
      Spring Series #2: Tuesdays, April 30th through June 11th. * ONLINE *
      Summer Series #1: Tuesdays, July 16th through August 27th. * ONLINE *
      Summer Series #2: Tuesdays, September 10th through October 22nd. * ONLINE *
      Fall Series #1: Tuesdays, November 5th through December 17th * ONLINE *
  1. Weekend ‘Workshop-PLUS’ (online)
    Two consecutive Sundays, from 10:00am to 3:30pm (1-hour lunch break), PLUS the following Monday evening, 6:30 to 8:30pm.
    Class size limited to 8 couples
    Cost: $230.00* per couple (*plus GST)
    Spring Workshop #2: Sundays, May 26th and June 2nd PLUS Monday evening June 3rd * ONLINE *
    Summer Workshop #1: Sundays, August 4th and 11th PLUS Monday evening August 12th * ONLINE *
  2. Private Classes
    Three 2-1/2-hour classes. Online OR in your home (moderate mileage fees apply).
    Scheduled individually to suit your personal needs.
    Cost: $285.00* per couple (*plus GST).
    To arrange for dates and times that suit you, call or email soon.

Is the class you want showing as FULL? Contact us anyways to be put on a waitlist, and we will do our best to fit you into a class. If there is enough demand we will schedule an additional Workshop. We also get cancellations occasionally.

Click here for information on prenatal-in-a-day classes.

Other Details

Each registration includes the mother-to-be and her partner.
Fees are subject to change without notice.
Please see our Policies page to learn about registration refunds.

All Birth Transitions classes are taught by Trudy Noort.

 

Questions about the classes?…or need to discuss your specific needs? Please call or email. Or register now to avoid disappointment.

All class formats include a labour and birth handbook (available online), which contains useful articles and illustrations. Group classes include a post-partum reunion (online), held several weeks after all the babies have been born. The reunion is primarily a social event, where couples can reconnect, introduce their babies and share birth stories.

Registration & payment

Register by phone or online. Your place in the class is confirmed on receipt of your payment.
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You may pay by direct e-transfer, credit-card or bank-card (via PayPal), cheque or cash.
Receipts issued by email.

Content

All class formats cover the same topics. Click here to see them (listed in a pdf file).