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prenatal class in vancouver or langley area

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prenatal class in vancouver or langley area

Hi

We are considering attending a prenatal class in and around Vancouver area. Would you recommend this as something useful? We are both first time parents so feel nervous
If useful, should we take this when baby's due date is closer?

PS Does anyone recommend breastfeeding pillows?
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yes, we did it in Burnaby, through douglas college. It was held at the burnaby hospital. It was useful and helped give comfort that you've considered most of the things out there. Try to do it so it ends about a month or two before your due date.

Breastfeeding pillow, my wife didn't care for it, others swear by it. Hard to judge. Try to get it used or borrow.
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Sypsy wrote:
Jul 21st, 2017 5:59 pm
yes, we did it in Burnaby, through douglas college. It was held at the burnaby hospital. It was useful and helped give comfort that you've considered most of the things out there. Try to do it so it ends about a month or two before your due date.

Breastfeeding pillow, my wife didn't care for it, others swear by it. Hard to judge. Try to get it used or borrow.
Thanks Sypsy, I was eyeing the DC class and they have a few locations to choose from. No online enrolment so I will call on Monday to register.
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You're welcome!

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Thanks again Sypsy! Will look!
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Jul 21st, 2017 10:33 pm
Thanks Sypsy, I was eyeing the DC class and they have a few locations to choose from. No online enrolment so I will call on Monday to register.
We did this class also at Burnaby General....but we found it to be a waste of time. Maybe it was the instructor. She made us do a lot of group activities that no one was really into and she didn't focus enough on the more important issues. Such as pain management options and how to breast feed your baby and get him/her to latch. Anyways just my 2 cents.
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We did this class also at Burnaby General....but we found it to be a waste of time. Maybe it was the instructor. She made us do a lot of group activities that no one was really into and she didn't focus enough on the more important issues. Such as pain management options and how to breast feed your baby and get him/her to latch. Anyways just my 2 cents.
Thanks, I paid for the one day class - hope this one will be better...
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I was enrolled in one in Langley but the baby came before the course, so I didn't go.

I don't know if I'd recommend breastfeeding pillows, they smell funny and I get a better sleep on the regular foam kind.
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canadianbrah wrote:
Jul 24th, 2017 12:06 am
We did this class also at Burnaby General....but we found it to be a waste of time. Maybe it was the instructor. She made us do a lot of group activities that no one was really into and she didn't focus enough on the more important issues. Such as pain management options and how to breast feed your baby and get him/her to latch. Anyways just my 2 cents.
We did very few group things and I thought we were quite thorough on pain management. Definitely a different instructor, or maybe your feedback helped my class. I did it this spring, so quite recently.
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We did the 1 day crash course at Douglas College in Coquitlam. It was great (covered the basics and didn't drag on longer than necessary).

My wife used a My Breast Friend and loved it. We got it used for $10.
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Thanks!
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