What We Do
All Blissful Baby Planning Classes and Postpartum/Newborn Care are taught by a qualified Registered Nurse with a current practicing license with the College of Registered Nurses of BC.
Prenatal Classes - encouraged to be taken between 32-36 weeks gestation.
Please look at "Events" page for upcoming dates for Group Prenatal Classes.
Our goal in Blissful Baby Planning is to educate and empower expectant parents to meet their unique needs in learning about labor, delivery, and newborn care.
Prenatal classes are fun, relaxing, informative and interactive.
Blissful Baby Planning offers 2 formats for Prenatal Classes. There is a Group Class Option, or Private Class Option. All classes cover the same material you see listed under Blissful Prenatal Education. Couples will also receive an Exclusive Information Package with informative materials and samples.
Group Classes are now held at the beautiful, bright and spacious H2O Adventures Complex. Please register at H2O, then complete our online registration here, stating which class you will be registered for. You can register over the phone by calling the Membership Services Desk @ 250-764-4040 ext 480. Or, you can drop in and register in person.
Please be prepared for the class by wearing comfortable clothing. Bring water and a snack, as well as a pillow and a doll (as close to life size as possible).
Blissful Prenatal Classes
Our prenatal classes are full of informative information that will empower and prepare you for the delivery of your baby.
We cover the following topics in your Blissful Prenatal Class
- Late changes in pregnancy
- Signs of True vs False Labor
- Stages of Labor
- Breathing/Relaxation techniques
- Coping Strategies and Pain Management
- Delivery of your baby
- Cesarean Births
- Newborn Care
- Postpartum Care
All classes will have Baby's Best Chance books available, as well as our Exclusive Information package full of valuable information and resources as well as samples. All classes are offered Unlimited email/text support during your pregnancy and following the birth of your baby up to 2months.
Group Prenatal Class @ Kelowna H2O And Penticton Community Centre
Offered in a small class setting with 6-8 couples. This will give everyone a chance to ask questions and connect with other couples in a relaxed and calm atmosphere. The class runs about 4 hours and will include everything under Blissful Prenatal Education, the Exclusive Information Package, Unlimited Email/Phone Support up to, and following, the birth of your baby, AND a Birthday Celebration Day.
Birthday Celebration Day (1 1/2hr session) is a chance for the couples from your class to reunite following the birth of their little ones. This is a chance to get together and reflect on your experience, ask questions about infant care and/or feeding, and celebrate your precious bundle.
Private Prenatal Class
It's all about YOU! This class is tailored to meet your specific needs and concerns.
The class is done in the comfort of your own home and we are able to book the class at your convenience and around your schedule. The class can consist of you, your partner, and any other support person that will attend the Birth Day.
The class runs about 3-4 hours and will include everything under Blissful Prenatal Education, the Exclusive Information Package, Unlimited Email Support up to and following the birth of your baby, AND an optional 1 hour Postpartum Home Visit.
Postpartum Home Visits (1hr) can consist of breastfeeding support, and/or advice and practical help in Newborn Care. We can also provide support if needing to talk about your birth experience, or we can provide professional cuddling for babe while mum rests, or showers, or eats....:)
Private Nurse Care and Postpartum Support
Blissful Baby Planning is pleased to be able to offer private support following the birth of you baby. If you need help in the night or are in need of support or care to help ease the transition into parenthood, we are here to help. We are available for 4-8hours shifts, day or night.
Private/Postpartum Care includes the following:
- Breastfeeding support and creating feeding plans
- Helping care for your baby if mum needs some extra TLC/sleep
- Answer questions in relation to your birth experience and newborn care
- Helping care for Twins and multiples
Cost: $100/hr for the first hour, then $50/hour. Packages can be made and are negotiable.