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More than 180 videos covering all the stages of your pregnancy – before, during and after childbirth up to your baby’s 1st birthday;

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Member exclusive content and guides, including a birthing plan, baby purée recipes and much more;

Prenatal classes include:

     Class 1: Pregnancy

     Class 2: Exercises and pelvic floor

      Class 3: Breastfeeding

      Class 4: Signs of labour and childbirth

      Class 5: Visiting where you will give birth and soothing pain

      Class 6: The postnatal period and returning home

Video prenatal classes: 1 – Pregnancy

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Pregnancy is a big moment in life. To better understand what is happening, get answers to your questions and prevent complications, watch the following videos:

Being Pregnant

Being Pregnant

You just learned you are pregnant. You have questions about the changes that will take place during the pregnancy?
Pregnancy Monitoring

Pregnancy Monitoring

In this video Marie talks about pregnancy monitoring and the first appointment with a health professional.
Good Lifestyle Habits and Pregnancy

Good Lifestyle Habits and Pregnancy

Here are the most recent recommendations about diets, vitamin supplements and good lifestyle habits during pregnancy.
Dad and Pregnancy

Dad and Pregnancy

Dad’s place during pregnancy and childbirth is important. Each father experiences the adventure differently.
Medications During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Medications During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Do you know which medications are allowed during pregnancy? What can you take for nausea or headaches? What about a cold? If congested, can I use over the counter medication?
Sexuality and Pregnancy

Sexuality and Pregnancy

Can having sex at the start of pregnancy cause a miscarriage? When the baby arrives, how can you ensure you maintain your sexuality as a couple?

Do you want to learn more about different pregnancy topics? Here are a couple of video suggestions you can watch.

Twins

Twins

If you are having a multiple pregnancy, this video will help you prepare before the arrival of your twins.
Prematurity

Prematurity

Learning about prematurity doesn’t mean you will give birth prematurely. We want to help parents prepare for every eventuality.
Prenatal Yoga

Prenatal Yoga

Doing yoga during pregnancy is both possible and a great idea. Yoga can help reduce the intensity of pain during labour and delivery.
Perinatal Depression

Perinatal Depression

What are the depression signs, potential causes and how to get over it?
The Midwife Profession

The Midwife Profession

A midwife talks about her profession. What’s her role during pregnancy, childbirth and after the birth of the baby?
Aqua-Form and Pregnancy

Aqua-Form and Pregnancy

Have you thought about aquafit classes during your pregnancy? Discover the benefits of this water-based physical activity with an expert in prenatal aquafitness.
Acupuncture and Pregnancy

Acupuncture and Pregnancy

Did you know that acupuncture is a safe alternative practice during pregnancy and for the baby?
Massage for Pregnant Woman

Massage for Pregnant Woman

Dans cette vidéo, une massothérapeute vous montre 5 mouvements de massage qui détendent les zones les plus sollicitées chez la femme enceinte.
Osteopathy During Pregnancy

Osteopathy During Pregnancy

Osteopathy can help soothe pregnancy ailments. This alternative practice can help safely reduce discomfort for mother and baby.
Becoming a Parent and Anxiety

Becoming a Parent and Anxiety

The perinatal period is a time in life where there are often more signs of anxiety. What are the signs and how can you recognise them?
Domestic Animals and Pregnancy

Domestic Animals and Pregnancy

A veterinarian explains how to prepare your cat and dog for the arrival of your baby. You can do many things from the start of pregnancy.
Welcoming a Baby that is Different

Welcoming a Baby that is Different

Theme: Welcoming a Baby that is Different In this video broadcast on Sunday, March 4, 2018, and pre-recorded at CHU Sainte-Justine, I am accompanied by Mrs. Stéphanie Santos, nurse coordinator,
Naturopathy, Pregnancy and the Baby

Naturopathy, Pregnancy and the Baby

Pregnant or breastfeeding women can care for certain physical and emotional issues with approved natural or homeopathic products.

During pregnancy, you want to do everything you can to take care of yourself and your baby. Here are a couple of informative article suggestions for more information.

Diet While Pregnant

Diet While Pregnant

Did you read the first part? Eating Well for a Healthy Pregnancy? A pregnant woman doesn’t have to eat for two! That’s a timeless myth. It’s true that a mother
Dental Care and Pregnancy

Dental Care and Pregnancy

Like we often say, pregnancy is accompanied by many changes in a pregnant woman's body. The mouth and teeth are no different. Many mothers will have nausea, reflux and/or vomiting
Medications and Pregnancy

Medications and Pregnancy

Je vous propose un éventail sommaire et pratique de médicaments sans ordonnance autorisés pendant la grossesse.
Weight Gain and Pregnancy

Weight Gain and Pregnancy

Oh, how many times have I seen women concerned about their weight gain from their very first visit? Of course, you have to be aware of the foods you eat,
Anxiety During the Perinatal Period

Anxiety During the Perinatal Period

It’s normal to experience anxiety in the period surrounding the arrival of a baby, in the face of this great unknown.
Blood Tests at the Start of Pregnancy

Blood Tests at the Start of Pregnancy

Updated article : September 2023. Hello Parents, At the start of your pregnancy monitoring, your health professional (nurse, doctor or midwife) will request different tests to evaluate your general health

Video prenatal classes: 2 – Exercises and Pelvic Floor

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Being in shape during pregnancy is critical for childbirth and recovery. Watch these videos for inspiration on how to stay in shape.

Pelvic Floor

Pelvic Floor

The pelvic floor is all the muscles that you need during pregnancy and childbirth. How can you prepare this structure during pregnancy?
Prenatal Yoga

Prenatal Yoga

Doing yoga during pregnancy is both possible and a great idea. Yoga can help reduce the intensity of pain during labour and delivery.
Aqua-Form and Pregnancy

Aqua-Form and Pregnancy

Have you thought about aquafit classes during your pregnancy? Discover the benefits of this water-based physical activity with an expert in prenatal aquafitness.

Do you want to learn more about how to stay in shape during pregnancy? Here are some articles that can help.

Photo - Catherine Germain, kinésiologue et fondatrice Bouger pour ma santé

Active While Pregnant

Article updated on Novembre 2020 This article was written in collaboration with Catherine Germain from Bouger Pour Ma Santé. Many active mothers can find pregnancy a bit long given that ...
Exercise and Pregnancy

Exercise and Pregnancy

When preparing for childbirth, caregivers who support you during this period want to provide you with tools and advice that will help you experience your pregnancy and delivery in the ...
Weight Gain and Pregnancy

Weight Gain and Pregnancy

Oh, how many times have I seen women concerned about their weight gain from their very first visit? Of course, you have to be aware of the foods you eat, ...
The main causes of a weakening of a pregnant woman’s the pelvic floor

The main causes of a weakening of a pregnant woman’s the pelvic floor

To read the start of the article, go to Strengthening the Pelvic Floor (in french). In this article, the leading causes of a weakening of a pregnant woman’s pelvic floor ...

Video Prenatal Classes: 3 – Breastfeeding

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Do you have questions about breastfeeding? Have you heard conflicting things about breastfeeding and want the full story? How can you make an informed choice? Here are some videos that you can watch for more information.

Twins

Twins

If you are having a multiple pregnancy, this video will help you prepare before the arrival of your twins.
Prematurity

Prematurity

Learning about prematurity doesn’t mean you will give birth prematurely. We want to help parents prepare for every eventuality.
Breastfeeding: Specific Situations

Breastfeeding: Specific Situations

Breastfeeding, four specific situations : nipple pain, milk production, breastfeeding a premature baby and breastfeeding twins.
Breastfeeding : Engaging with my baby

Breastfeeding : Engaging with my baby

What happens during the first moments with your baby? How does the body prepare for breastfeeding?
Breastfeeding : Living the first moments

Breastfeeding : Living the first moments

Did you just give birth and the baby is searching for your breast? Discover the first moments of breastfeeding with a breastfeeding consultant.

Some situations require you to make decisions and use other means to help feed your child. Here are a couple of examples in the following videos:

The Bottle

The Bottle

Would you like to give your baby a bottle but don’t know where to start? Marie meets with a nutritionist to give you suggestions.
Newborn discomforts

Newborn discomforts

Newborn conjunctivitis, bloating, regurgitation, vomiting, reflux and colic. Marie frequently saw these newborn ailments.
Medications During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Medications During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Do you know which medications are allowed during pregnancy? What can you take for nausea or headaches? What about a cold? If congested, can I use over the counter medication?
Baby Wearing with Émilie Tanné, Babywearing Monitor

Baby Wearing with Émilie Tanné, Babywearing Monitor

Date: November 27, 2016 Theme: Babywearing with Émilie Tanné, Babywearing Monitor Facebook Live video with Émilie Tanné, a babywearing monitor. In this video, Marie and Émilie talk about the history

Here are some articles that will provide you with more information found in the breastfeeding videos.

Nipple pain

Nipple pain

When we talk about nipple pain, you will find out that nipple injuries are painful. Whether chapping or cracking, these injuries affect the nerve endings found in the skin’s epidermis.
Starting Breastfeeding

Starting Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is an important topic during prenatal classes during pregnancy to prepare parents for starting breastfeeding. When parents are better informed about winning methods to promote breastfeeding, they will be
Breastfeeding and Twins

Breastfeeding and Twins

Having a baby is a grand adventure, but imagine two at once! Parents are often in shock when they find out they are expecting twins…TWINS! Each parent will react in
Fathers and Breastfeeding

Fathers and Breastfeeding

We try to promote contact, closeness, the link with your baby after their birth. Create conditions for a close relationship between you and your young one. Skin-to-skin, mom and dad’s
Choosing the Right Nursing Bra

Choosing the Right Nursing Bra

Mothers have many questions when pregnant, and these depend on the pregnancy stage. At the start, they may have questions about insecurity. Then questions shift to the baby’s health and
Contraceptives and Breastfeeding

Contraceptives and Breastfeeding

Preparing for childbirth is one thing, but experiencing the post-partum period is quite another, and it comes with a whole range of new questions every day. I know that contraceptives

Video Prenatal Classes: 4 – Signs of Labour and Childbirth

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You’ll be giving birth soon! You better get ready. How do you know if your labour has started? When it has, what do you do? Here are several video suggestions for more information.

Contractions

Contractions

Contractions scare many pregnant women. How to identify and calculate them?
Breaking Your Water

Breaking Your Water

How can you know if your water broke? What signs should you look for and what precautions should you take? Marie talks about it.
Evolution of Labour

Evolution of Labour

What conditions are necessary for natural childbirth? Marie talks about them in clear terms. You will then be able to understand labour as it evolves towards birth. You will also
Caesarian deliveries

Caesarian deliveries

Some pregnancies end with a caesarean section. To prepare for this option, Marie meets with Dr. Guy Waddell.
Childbirth in a Birthing Center

Childbirth in a Birthing Center

Marie attends the birth of Amy and Greg’s 4th child. The couple chose to give birth in a birthing home. They are accompanied by a midwife and doula. During the
Natural Childbirth in a Hospital

Natural Childbirth in a Hospital

Come will Marie and see the birth of Chantal and Joel’s second child, Léa. The couple chose to give birth naturally in a hospital delivery room. To learn more, watch
Warning Signs of Imminent Labour

Warning Signs of Imminent Labour

Are you getting close to your delivery date? What signs indicate that you are slowing going into labour and delivery?
Preparing your Stay in the Hospital

Preparing your Stay in the Hospital

What is a birth plan? What are the signs that you will give birth soon? What will the medical staff do when you arrive?
Childbirth in a Hospital with an Epidural

Childbirth in a Hospital with an Epidural

Marie accompanies Karine and Jocelyn to the hospital for the birth of their second baby. During this birth, the doctor will induce labour. You will also see how an epidural
Support during Labour, Delivery and Returning Home (Live video in French)

Support during Labour, Delivery and Returning Home (Live video in French)

During labour, delivery and returning home, you will notice support from fathers is essential.

These videos cover two essential but often times forgotten issues – prematurity and anxiety.

Prematurity

Prematurity

Learning about prematurity doesn’t mean you will give birth prematurely. We want to help parents prepare for every eventuality.
Becoming a Parent and Anxiety

Becoming a Parent and Anxiety

The perinatal period is a time in life where there are often more signs of anxiety. What are the signs and how can you recognise them?
Welcoming a Baby that is Different

Welcoming a Baby that is Different

Theme: Welcoming a Baby that is Different In this video broadcast on Sunday, March 4, 2018, and pre-recorded at CHU Sainte-Justine, I am accompanied by Mrs. Stéphanie Santos, nurse coordinator,

Better to be informed than not! Please read the following articles that deal with labour and childbirth.

Labour and Delivery

Labour and Delivery

Everyone has probably already told you that a contraction during labour hurts! Well, indeed it does!
The Realities of Childbirth

The Realities of Childbirth

Hormones such as oxytocin, endorphins, catecholamines and others are involved during labour and childbirth are very weak.
Yes or No? Is a Breech Birth Possible?

Yes or No? Is a Breech Birth Possible?

Is it dangerous if babies remain in a breech position? Not necessarily. The baby will be fine in that position, but a breech birth is more problematic given the larger
The Differences Between Term and Premature Childbirth

The Differences Between Term and Premature Childbirth

To read the previous part of the article, go to The Main Causes of Premature Childbirth. You need to consider the differences between giving birth at term and giving birth

Video Prenatal Classes: 5 – Visiting where you will give birth and soothing pain

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Childbirth pain is often times feared by future mothers. How can you better understand it, handle it and tolerate it? The following videos provide you with practical things you can use from different approaches to help soothe pain during labour and childbirth.

Birthing room

Birthing room

Delivery rooms in hospitals have changed the way we experience the arrival of a baby. Take a guided tour...
The Bonapace method

The Bonapace method

The Bonapace Method can help you better understand the experience of labour and birth.
The Midwife Profession

The Midwife Profession

A midwife talks about her profession. What’s her role during pregnancy, childbirth and after the birth of the baby?
Analgesics and Anesthetics

Analgesics and Anesthetics

During a hospital delivery, you will have the choice to relieve the pain of contractions with analgesics or anesthetics
Natural Methods for Pain Relief

Natural Methods for Pain Relief

Many tools and methods to soothe pain are available during childbirth.

While alternative approaches are less well known, they can really help soothe the pain for some women. Here are a couple of articles that I suggest you read to learn more.

Relaxation and Labour

Relaxation and Labour

Many natural soothing methods are available during labour. Relaxation, which is a natural human ability, is defined as a general state with a feeling of physical and mental well-being. Many
Acupuncture and pregnancy

Acupuncture and pregnancy

When preparing for the arrival of a baby, I find it useful when mothers explore different approaches that can help during the prenatal or postnatal period. Acupuncture, for example. Acupuncture
Who is Bernadette de Gasquet?

Who is Bernadette de Gasquet?

Bernadette de Gasquet is a French doctor and professor emeritus of yoga specialising in abdominal exercises and perineal rehabilitation. She has been working for years trying to raise awareness about
How to Soothe Pain During a VBAC

How to Soothe Pain During a VBAC

To read the previous part, go to VBAC Success Rates. Like during a first vaginal birth, every method for soothing pain can be used during labour, including natural techniques and

Video Prenatal Classes: 6 – The postnatal period and returning home

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Giving birth to a baby is one thing, but what happens after? How do you prepare for life with a baby? Mom and Dad have to adapt, but what does that really mean? Watch the following videos to learn more about this stage of becoming a parent.

Baby's Sleep

Baby’s Sleep

Marie welcomes a specialised clinical nurse at the Clinique d’évaluation diagnostique des troubles du sommeil to talk about baby sleep from birth to one year of age.
Baby Massages

Baby Massages

Do you want to massage your baby but don’t know where to start? In this video, a teacher, will show you how to practice.
Bathing a Newborn

Bathing a Newborn

You might feel insecure giving a newborn a bath. Marie demonstrates a newborn bath massage with baby Romain.
Newborn discomforts

Newborn discomforts

Newborn conjunctivitis, bloating, regurgitation, vomiting, reflux and colic. Marie frequently saw these newborn ailments.
Clearing the Airways

Clearing the Airways

How to know if your baby is at risk of choking or suffocating? A paramedic shows us how to clear a baby’s airways.
Perinatal Depression

Perinatal Depression

What are the depression signs, potential causes and how to get over it?
Physical Exam of a Baby

Physical Exam of a Baby

Parents may not know how a newborn will physically look after birth, and it may worry them.
Adapting to the return home with a newborn

Adapting to the return home with a newborn

How can you prepare for this event and help the transition go smoothly? How do you get the older brother and/or sister involved?

There’s so much to learn with a little baby, many unknowns associated with their fragile, immature state. Do you have questions about life with a newborn at home? Watch these other videos to get answers to your many questions.

Twins

Twins

If you are having a multiple pregnancy, this video will help you prepare before the arrival of your twins.
Prematurity

Prematurity

Learning about prematurity doesn’t mean you will give birth prematurely. We want to help parents prepare for every eventuality.
Washable Diapers

Washable Diapers

How can you sort through all the reusable diapers on the market? A consultant presents different options to help you choose.
The Calming Dance

The Calming Dance

Your baby is inconsolable, and you’ve tried everything. Have you tried the calming dance?
Osteopathy and baby

Osteopathy and baby

Osteopathy can help babies release tensions and strains after childbirth. Did you know you can do this in the water?
Becoming a Parent and Anxiety

Becoming a Parent and Anxiety

The perinatal period is a time in life where there are often more signs of anxiety. What are the signs and how can you recognise them?
Naturopathy, Pregnancy and the Baby

Naturopathy, Pregnancy and the Baby

Pregnant or breastfeeding women can care for certain physical and emotional issues with approved natural or homeopathic products.

To help facilitate your return home with the baby, please read these articles about the topic. They will provide you with concrete and practical information you can use when the big day arrives. 

Postpartum Depression

Postpartum Depression

In general, the arrival of a new child is a joyful time for the whole family. But for 10-15% of new mothers, their new status will shake up their life ...
Adapting to the Baby’s Arrival

Adapting to the Baby’s Arrival

Parents, it is clear that the birth of a child changes your life and requires you adapt to a complex process that is influenced by many factors. According to many ...
Cats and Dogs and the Return Home

Cats and Dogs and the Return Home

I have provided you with some practical advice in the entry Dog, Cat and Pregnancy, which you should read right away. But in this entry, I want to provide you ...
Anxiety During the Perinatal Period

Anxiety During the Perinatal Period

It’s normal to experience anxiety in the period surrounding the arrival of a baby, in the face of this great unknown ...
Returning Home with a Premature Baby

Returning Home with a Premature Baby

To read the previous, read Prematurity and Breastfeeding. Many parents wonder when a premature baby can go home with them. An excellent question, but there each baby is different. It ...