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Programs & Services


Prenatal Classes

Provides prenatal classes and information about pregnancy, birthing, and parenting.

Services include:

  • Grande Prairie QEII Hospital online tour 
  • Whitecourt Healthcare Centre online tour
  • Prenatal classes
  • Prenatal breast feeding classes

Please be advised not all locations offer all services.

Prenatal Classes provide people with:

  • a chance to meet other people in the community expecting a baby
  • knowledge of what to expect during your labor and delivery
  • breathing and relaxation techniques
  • immunization and infant safety information
  • providing your support person with the skills to help with labor and delivery
  • increased breastfeeding knowledge
  • newborn and postpartum care
  • what resources are available for yourself and your newborn

Classes are taught in groups by a community health nurse. Classes may be in the evenings or on Saturdays.

Public Health Nurses and Regional Dietitians are available at Community Health Services to answer questions about your pregnancy, diet and childbirth plans.

For more information, visit the Prenatal website.

Contact Details

Fort McMurray Public Health

Address
113 Thickwood Boulevard
Fort McMurray, Alberta
T9H 5E5
Telephone
780-791-6247
Getting There

Public transportation available

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Saturday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Sunday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Note

Registration for the Prenatal Class can only be done in person Monday to Friday

Access
Service Providers May Include
public health nurses (PHNs)
Service Access

Must register for prenatal classes. Call your local Community Health Services for more information.


Wait Times

It is important to register early because class sizes are limited. The 2nd trimester is ideal for learning.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Service Locations