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Clinic, Classes and Events - Prenatal Classes

There’s a lot to know when it comes to trying to have a healthy pregnancy and baby.

They offer:

- prenatal classes

- an online prenatal program

- the Healthy Babies Health Children Program

Prenatal classes

These classes are facilitated by a Public Health Nurse and give you a chance to ask questions, gather information, and meet other pregnant women and their families.

Classes cover a range of topics about birth, feeding and caring for your new baby.


All classes are free.

Schedule and registration

Space is limited, and classes fill up quickly. Register early.



Health Unit’s main office

1300 Paris Street

How to register:

To register, call 705.522.9200, ext. 594 (toll-free 1.866.522.9200) or email us at



Family Health Team, Boardroom

801 McKinnon Drive, Espanola

How to register:

Call 705.222.9202 to register.



Multipurpose Room at the Manitoulin Health Centre, Little Current site.

How to register:

Call 705.370.9200 to register.


Available upon request. Call 705.222.9201 for more information.


Available upon request. Call 705.860.9200 for more information.

Online prenatal program

The online eLearning prenatal program is a great alternative if you cannot make it to the group class for reasons such as timing, transportation, location, etc. It’s also great if you want to learn at your own pace. You can talk to a registered nurse at any time you have questions.

In the eLearning prenatal program, you will learn about:

- pregnancy

- labour and delivery

- breastfeeding

- newborn care

Included for each participant is access to the online program for 9 months.


Free to anyone living within the Sudbury and Manitoulin district.


To register, please the Health Unit at 705.522.9200, ext. 594 (toll-free at 1.866.522.9200 FREE) or email us at

Logging in

When you register, you will receive an access code that you can use to login to the online prenatal program.


If you have any questions about the online prenatal program, send us an email at or contact us directly at 705.522.9200, ext. 427 (toll-free at 1.866.522.9200 FREE).

Important disclaimer

The information in the eLearning program is for information purposes only and does not replace medical advice.

If you are having any pain, bleeding or anything unusual, either call your health care provider immediately, go to the nearest emergency department, or call 911 for help.

Other prenatal services offered in the Sudbury and district area

Baby’s Breath at Better Beginnings Better Futures (for those 18 years of age and under)

Aboriginal Prenatal Nutrition Program at N’Swakamok Native Friendship Centre

Our Children, Our Future

Other Hospitals that deliver babies

Timmins and District Hospital (for Chapleau and area)

Manitoulin Health Centre