Free pregnancy testing is available at the Public Health Office. Women testing positive will be urged to seek prenatal care. If the test result is negative, information on fertility and / or contraception is available.
Childbirth classes are offered in the Fall, Winter and Spring. These are a series of four classes, presenting information on:
- Birthing anatomy
- Signs of labor
- What to expect in labor and delivery
- Relaxation and breathing
- Pain reduction through touch
- Medical interventions, including Caesarean section
- Local hospital tour
- Daily care of your newborn
The classes are taught by a Public Health nurse, who is also a mother.
For more information, or to register, call the Public Health Office