Description
Description (Service) COVID-19 Update
Regular services may be disrupted or suspended, call, email or check website for updates

Regular Service
Free in-person and online prenatal classes

In-Person Classes:
  • provide an opportunity to meet other pregnant people and families, talk about pregnancy, birth and newborns and get answers to your questions and concerns from a public health nurse
  • classes include labour and birth, comfort measures, medical interventions, newborns, after baby comes, breastfeeding and more
Online Prenatal classes:
  • choose the information that interests you, learn at your own pace, topics include:
    • Pregnancy (prenatal care, prenatal tests, baby’s growth, body changes, mental health, eating and weight gain, physical activity, sex, preterm labour, alcohol, drugs and smoking safety, special considerations)
    • Labour and Birth (labour, birth story, comfort measures, medical interventions, caesarean birth, relaxation exercises)
    • After Baby is Born (breastfeeding, newborns, postpartum)
In-person classes held at Gagnon's Independent Grocer, 270 Wellington St Bracebridge
Service Details
Public Comments Secure email is available from the website - an online form on the Contact Us page
Hours Office and Telephone Health Connection Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Classes offered evenings or Sat, call or check website for information
Areas Served Muskoka District ; Simcoe County
Eligibility Parents, caregivers, expectant parents
Application Register early in pregnancy as classes fill quickly 
Call Health Connection to register  
See website to register for online prenatal classes
Languages English ; French - Reception, Programs ; Service in additional languages can be arranged
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location beside municipal water tower
Located In Community Gravenhurst
Address & Map
Town of Gravenhurst
5 Pineridge Gate, Unit 2
Gravenhurst, ON P1P 1Z3
 
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Intersection Bethune Dr and Pineridge Gate
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone Gravenhurst Office 705-684-9090 
Health Connection 705-721-7520
Toll Free Phone Health Connection: 1-877-721-7520
Fax 705-684-9887
Website www.simcoemuskokahealth.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/Simcoe.Muskoka
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/SMDhealthunit

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