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Prior to Birth

Birth Preparation

If you plan to have your baby at Grey Bruce Health Services (GBHS), you will need to visit the clinic during your pregnancy to discuss your prenatal care, birth preparations and any concerns or questions you may have. Information about Labor and Birth and breastfeeding are available to families during the birth preparation visit.

Women who are attending the Obstetrical Clinic at the hospital for their prenatal care will have the opportunity to see the Birth Preparation Nurse/Lactation Consultant at one of their appointments. When a woman is seeing a midwife or a Family Physician that will be delivering their baby, they can book a Birth Preparation appointment through the hospital.  Call 519-376-2121 ext 3928 to book an appointment.


Woman, Labour and Child Care
Prenatal Classes

We recommend prenatal classes for all mothers. The classes help you prepare for the birth of your baby. You will also learn how to care for yourself and your baby after birth.

The Grey Bruce Health Unit offers Prenatal Classes online. For more information, please call Public Health at: 1-(800)-263-3456 or (519)-376-9420.

Hanover Family Health Team at the Hanover and District Hospital: 1-855-677-4348 
(Every other month Tuesday evenings 7-9pm)

Brockton Family Health Team at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre: 1-866-507-2021 ext. 41
(One day workshops and one evening/week series)

MOMS Unique Finds Store in Walkerton: 519-379-6769 
(One day workshop)     

Hospital Tour of GBHS Birthing Unit

To view a video of our birthing unit, click here.

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