PRENATAL & POSTPARTUM SUPPORT

Transition into parenthood with help from the Hub Family Resource Centre.

Our programs are free and designed to help your family grow. Register for events below. 


FIRST THINGS FIRST


This four-week series of prenatal classes is held on a quarterly basis to help expecting parents prepare for childbirth, breastfeeding and the early days and weeks of parenthood.


BRINGING BABY HOME

Designed for both pregnant and new parents, the Bringing Baby Home Program is a research-based workshop that teaches couples parenting and relationship skills in order to become the best parenting team possible. Pre-registration required.
November 17-18  -  February 23-24


MOMS MATTER POSTPARTUM SUPPORT GROUP


For many women, the transition to motherhood can prove to be more difficult than expected. Join our trained facilitators to gain tools and strategies to help you through the ups and downs of motherhood. This is a drop-in group where babies are always welcome!

October 2: Connecting with Your Baby
October 9: Anger Management
October 16: Motherhood Myths and Expectations
October 23: Partners: Strategies for healthy communication

November 6: Emotional Coping Strategies
November 13: Treatment Options for perinatal mood disorders

November 27: Healthy Sleep
December 4: Your Baby’s Temperament
December 11: Positive Parenting
December 18: MacDonald Island Stroller Walk *please meet at guest services by 1:00 to receive your wristband.

All Moms Matter events take place at the Timberlea Hub, except for December 18, which takes place at Mac Island. 


HEALTHY PREGNANCY FAIR

Join the Hub and many community partners for an afternoon filled with all things pregnancy and birth!


MINDFUL MOTHERHOOD


Combining mom and baby yoga with mindfulness practices that can be integrated into your everyday life, Mindful Motherhood helps you stay balanced, healthy and connected with your baby. 


POSSUMS SLEEP EDUCATION


Drawn from the latest research in neuroscience, sleep science and infant attachment, the Possums strategies help to make the nights more manageable and the days more enjoyable - all without leaving your baby to cry.