Sooke Office

250-642-5152

 

Colwood Office

250-391-4324

 

Early Years Centre

250-217-9243

 

Langford Office

778-433-2023

Prenatal Education & Outreach Services

Every pregnancy has a unique and profound impact on women and their families. Support at this important time can have positive short and long-term benefits.

Our Prenatal Education and Outreach Services provides local group or individual prenatal education, support, and outreach to pregnant women and their families in Sooke and the surrounding areas.

We offer a low to no-cost program for all who need or want prenatal services.

 

If you or someone you know needs extra support in pregnancy, please call: Sooke Family Resource Society at 250-642-5152

Prenatal Education:

We offer 6 weeks of group classes for you and your birthing partner.

Class Topics:

  • Healthy lifestyle for pregnancy
  • Nutrition and exercise
  • Late pregnancy symptoms and how to cope with them
  • Warning signs in late pregnancy and preterm labour
  • Physical and emotional process of birth
  • Natural pain management for labour
  • Medications for pain in labour
  • Common medical procedures
  • Cesarean birth
  • Infant feeding and nutrition
  • Life with your new baby!

 

Call for our current class fee. Pricing is available on a sliding scale

and child-minding is available on-site if needed.

Prenatal Outreach Services are FREE

 

Outreach services are for you if you have extra needs during your pregnancy.

 

Services include:

 

  • One-to-one pregnancy education and support

 

  • Nutritional support through food vouchers and/or healthy eating education

 

  • Prenatal Vitamins

 

  • Referrals to community resources

 

  • Resource lending library

Prenatal Education and Outreach Services are supported by:

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United Way of Greater Victoria

Victoria Foundation

Island Health