New Life Prenatal - Childbirth Classes Toronto

Childbirth, Breastfeeding & Parenting Education, Toronto & GTA

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

CAPPA - Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association of Canada

ICEA - International Childbirth Education Association

CONTINUING EDUCATION

2016

  • Why Childbirth Education is Still Important:  A Panel Presentation by InJoy Birth & Parenting Education
  • The Power of Prenatal Coaching - A Presentation by Birth Coach Method, Neri Life-Choma, MA, CBE, CBD, Life Coach, Doula Trainer
  • Oral Intake During Labour:  A Panel Presentation by InJoy Birth & Parenting Education
2015
  • Couples to Parents: Helping Relationships Transition to Parenthood, Rhona Berens, PhD, CPCC
  • Skin to Skin and the Impact on Exclusive Breastfeeding:  A Panel Presentation by InJoy Birth & Parenting Education 

 2014 

  • What Men Need in Labor-Isn't It Time We Cared?:  A Panel Presentation by InJoy Birth & Parenting Education
  • Helping Parents Prepare their Child and their Relationship for a New Baby:  A Panel Presentation by InJoy Birth & Parenting Education
  • Perinatal Mental Health... More Than The Baby Blues:  A Panel Presentation by InJoy Birth & Parenting Education

2013

  • Another Birth/Another Story - Preparing Pregnant Couples for Birth after Previous Birth Trauma:  A Panel Presentation by Health Foundations Family Health & Birth Center
  • The Mother Baby Transition - Management of 3rd and 4th Stages:  A Panel Presentation by InJoy Birth & Parenting Education
  • How to Raise Emotionally Healthy Children:  A Panel Presentation by InJoy Birth & Parenting Education

2012

  • The Impact of Stress on Pregnancy:  A Panel Presentation by InJoy Birth & Parenting Education
  • Secrets from a Postpartum Doula: Newborn Care & Soothing Techniques:  A Panel Presentation by InJoy Birth & Parenting Education
  • Prenatal Fitness: Effect of Exercise On Maternal and Fetal Health:  A Panel Presentation by International Childbirth Education Association

2011

  • Doula CARE Inc. Conference - Conference Theme: Supporting Special Circumstances
  • Innovative Teaching Techniques for Comfort Strategies:  A Panel Presentation by InJoy Birth & Parenting Education
  • FATHERS MATTER: Relationship-Focused Parenting for New Fathers:  A Panel Presentation by InJoy Birth & Parenting Education

2010

  • CAPPA Canada Annual Conference for Childbirth and Postpartum Professionals - Conference Theme: Building For Our Future - Childbirth and Postpartum Support in Canada

2009

  • CAPPA 6th Annual International Childbirth and Postpartum Conference - Conference Theme: Perinatal Challenges and Opportunities: Childbirth and Postpartum in Canada

2008

  • CAPPA 5th Annual International Childbirth and Postpartum Conference - Conference Theme: Greening Birth: Environmental Impacts on Childbirth and Postpartum in Canada
  • CAPPA Innovative Strategies for Childbirth Educators Workshop presented by Virginia Collins & Louise Choquette
  • Breastfeeding 101 for Birth Professionals - DONA International Approved Course for Birth Doula Certification and based on Dr. Jack Newman Techniques
2007
  • ICEA Doula and Labour Support Training Workshop
  • Adult, Infant & Child "C" CPR - 1 & 2 Rescuer - Toronto EMS
  • Standard First Aid - Toronto EMS
2006
  • CAPPA 3rd Annual International Childirth Conference
1998
  • Peel Childbirth Educators Network - New Families, New Roles. Making it Work. (ICEA & ASPO/Lamaze Approved Programme)

1996

  • LSAR Conference - Conference Theme:  Barriers to Communication in Childbirth - Bridging the Gap 

1991

1990

  • Business Management (BComm) - Ryerson University

READING AND REFERENCE

  • International Journal of Childbirth Education (Official Publication of the ICEA - Quarterly)
  • The Cochrane Collaboration
  • Labour and Birth Attendance/Observations
  • The Scarborough Hospital Nursing Unit Managers
  • Doctors, Midwives, Doulas and Nurses