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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.

Contact Details

Slave Lake Healthcare Centre

Location Info
Public Health Centre
Address
309 6 Street NE
Slave Lake, Alberta
T0G 2A2
Telephone
780-849-3947
Fax
780-805-3550
Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Saturday
9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Note

Class is offered on Saturdays 4 times a year, March, June, September and December.  Please phone to register.

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.

Fees

$65 per prenatal class. If there is financial hardship, please speak with a public health nurse as the classes may be subsidized.


Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Service Locations