Classes & Events

Prenatal Classes

The Mama Coach – Carolyn Marshall

Info: Carolyn is an experienced former peds, NICU RN, and Certified Breastfeeding Specialist.

Prenatal Breastfeeding Class

*Change to Feb 6,2023  6:30-8 pm

At Sudbury Community Midwives Clinic

Carolyn is an experienced RN, Certified Breastfeeding Specialist and former NICU and Peds Nurse.

This class will cover:

How to Prepare:  What can you do during pregnancy to feel more prepared and be ready to breastfeed

Postpartum:  What to expect in the immediate postpartum period

Specific Topics Include:

  • Benefits of Breast milk and Breastfeeding
  • How to Prepare
  • Anatomy of the Breast
  • Supply and Demand
  • Colostrum
  • Antenatal Hand Expression
  • Breast milk
  • Things that can affect your Milk Supply
  • Preventing Nipple and Breast Issues
  • Feeding Milestones
  • Normal Infant Feeding Behaviour
  • Sleepy Infant Tips
  • Breastfeeding Positions
  • Latching
  • Effective Feeding
  • Breastfeeding Pain
  • Is it Undersupply?
  • Feeding Challenges
  • Pacifiers
  • Bottle Feeding

An extensive breastfeeding ebook is included as well as a 15 minute 1:1 virtual prenatal breastfeeding consult with Carolyn.

Price is $39 plus HST

Register: email Carolyn at OR sign up here

Labor and Birth Classes

Birth Coach Lianne

Lianne is a current labour and delivery/postpartum RN who also provides prenatal education, and birth, postpartum and feeding support as a birth coach/qualifying doula. She also received midwifery care for all three of her pregnancies. For more information about what makes her well qualified to teach these courses, please feel free to read more about her at

Current offerings include:

Labour & Delivery Class February 9

Postpartum and Normal Newborn Care February 16

Both classes take place as Sudbury Community Midwives clinic from 6-730pm

Class content will include:

Labour & Delivery

  • preparing for labour
  • stages of labour
  • labour positions
  • coping in labour
  • how to involve your partner

Postpartum & Normal Newborn Care

  • how to prepare
  • what to expect
  • normal newborn sleep
  • newborn care
  • feeding
  • soothing tips

Classes come with handouts and workbook. Price is $40 per couple per class. Payment can be made via etransfer to (please make answer “education”) or cash on the day of the class.

Registration: email Lianne at or sign up here





Prenatal Breastfeeding Class
  • Wanting to get started off on the right foot with breastfeeding? This class covers how to get breastfeeding started off on the right foot, common myths and what is normal for the newborn, breastfed baby.
  • Get all the breastfeeding information you need in this 3-hour interactive class led by an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant.
  • Whether this is your first baby or the newest addition to your growing family, this class is for everyone! We recommend attending in your third trimester.
  • Did you struggle with breastfeeding? How to address concerns before your next baby arrives.
  • This class is intended for parents whose breastfeeding experience didn’t go as planned or desired. If it’s your 2nd (or more!) baby and challenges with previous babies include not latching on, needing to supplement, exclusively pumping or not breastfeeding for as long as desired- this class is for you!
  • We will go over common pitfalls in the early postpartum period, if supplement is needed, risk factors and what to do about them.

Online Prenatal Class