Our classes are interactive, fun and social!

Connection and support for pregnant, intended and new parents has always been at the heart of what we do. We offer both in-person and virtual options for our classes.


We promise that whichever option you choose it will be an engaging experience that provides you a way to meet other parents and have real-time contact with our experienced educators. We offer in-person classes in Calgary and virtual classes that are an excellent choice for participants from anywhere in Alberta.

Class Brochure

Adoptive & Intended Parent Baby Care

A chance for adoptive and intended parents to share experiences, ask questions, and learn about the transition to parenthood. This is a 2.5 hour interactive class. Learn about:

  • Newborn characteristics and behaviour
  • Infant cues and communication
  • Sleep and crying
  • Newborn care, safety and illnesses
  • Feeding
  • Community resources for new parents

$45 (1 class x 2.5 hrs)

Baby Care
This class is included in all Birth & Babies Signature and Essentials series.

Have some hands-on fun in this two-hour interactive class. Get your questions answered and learn more about the amazing ways that newborns communicate. Learn about infant crying, diapering, bathing and get practical tips for new parents.

$30 (1 class x 2 hrs)

This class is included in all Birth & Babies Signature and Essentials series.
This two-hour class will cover:

  • How breast/chestfeeding works
  • Feeding cues
  • Positions and latching baby on
  • Normal newborn feeding patterns
  • Resources

$30 (1 class x 2 hrs)

Buying for Baby
Baby is coming, what do you really need to buy? How many diapers will you need? Is a more expensive stroller better for baby? What kind of toys are best for baby’s development? Answers to these questions and more will help you decide what to buy and how much to spend. Information about parental benefits and RESPs for baby will also be discussed. We promise you can save at least $500 by attending this one evening class. Register anytime in pregnancy.

$15  (1 class 2 hrs)

Car Seat Safety
In this class you will learn about choosing the correct child safety seat for your child and how to use and install the different types correctly. Learn when a child should move to a different type of seat and the choices available. The current laws and recommendations will also be covered. Take before or after having your baby. Open to extended family members and caregivers.

$15 (1 class 2 hrs)

Especially for Fathers
This class will help you explore fatherhood, what it means to you to become a new father, what kind of parenting role you want for yourself and for your child, and coping strategies for your new role as a parent. Fathers’ top concerns for pregnancy, birth and fatherhood will be discussed as well as coping strategies for your new role. Though this three-hour Saturday class is based on research on men whose partners are pregnant or just given birth we welcome anyone whose partner is pregnant and wants information to help their family through this transition. This class is best taken before the baby is born.

$45 (1 Saturday class x 3 hrs)

Baby Health & Safety

In this interactive class you will learn about common illness and keeping your baby healthy, explore ways of preventing home injuries, car seat use, and be introduced to basic first aid and infant CPR. Take before or after having your baby (babies are welcome in class). Open to extended family members or caregivers. This is not a certification course.

$80 (2 classes – 2 hrs or 1 class – 4 hrs)

Sleep Like a Baby
For those expecting a baby, and parents of babies under three months. Come to this two-hour class to learn about normal newborn sleep patterns, parents’ expectations about sleep, how to handle feeling exhausted, and where to find resources to help new parents.

$40 (1 class x 2 hrs)

Twins, Triplets & More: Adjusting to Parenthood
Join representatives from the Twins, Triplets and More Association to talk about adjusting to life with more than one baby. Helpful tips and community resources for parents of multiples will be covered. (This class is free with your registration into a Childbirth Essentials Class, must register separately)
$25 (1 class x 2 hrs)

Now that you are a parent coping with the day-to-day needs of a growing baby, these classes help you learn ore about nutrition for both you and your child.

Nutrition for New Moms
If you’ve had a baby recently, this class is for you! Join a Registered Dietitian and learn how to use food to boost your energy levels, how to lose the “baby weight” in a healthy and sustainable way, and what to eat (and what to not eat) when breastfeeding. Babies are welcome. Open to Alberta Residents Only
Free (1 class x 1.5 hrs)

Feeding Your Baby
A class for parents, caregivers, and babies. Are you getting ready for your baby to start solid foods? Then this class is for you! A dietitian will answer your questions about what to feed first, textures, and other topics related to feeding your baby. Babies are welcome! Open to Alberta Residents Only
Free (1 class x 1.5 hrs)

Mealtime Struggles to Mealtime Success
Do you have questions about your child’s eating? In this class learn how to create a positive mealtime environment, introduce new foods and how to cope with mealtime struggles.

Taught by a Registered Dietitian, this class is for parents and caregivers with children 1-5 years of age.
Adults only please. Open to Alberta Residents Only.
Free (1 class x 2 hrs)

Register on-line or contact us for more information and options.