For those of you happily expecting a baby, congratulations. Here you will find many different activities and services geared to Moms during their prenatal days!
Want to remember your pregnancy - consider getting professional photographs taken while pregnant. You will love looking back in future years on your beautiful pregnant belly!
There are several wonderful, amazing photographers that support KelownaNewParent.com and that specialize in maternity, newborn, toddler and family photography:
Pre-Natal Fitness Classes
For more information or to register visit Babykicks Fitness’ website: Prenatal Fitness
Offering safe modifications of standard yoga postures that will strengthen the muscles that support a growing belly and changing body, relieve tension caused by soft and hard tissue changes. Designed to support the profound changes your body and mind experience during pregnancy and labour.
Fees: Public: $7.50 drop-in/Members: FREE. Support person registers FREE. Subsidy is available.
Please call 250-491-9622 or email email@example.com for details.
Classes Held at:
Kelowna Family Y in Rutland:
H20 Adventure + Fitness Centre
Prenatal Wellness Program
Give you and your baby the best start to your new lives together by joining the Prenatal Wellness Program. This program includes prenatal fitness and educational sessions to give you all the tools you need to maintain “wellness” during this exciting time. Endorsed by Interior Health and offered in partnership with the Kelowna Family Y and The Bridge; Youth & Family Services.
Check them out, along with some sample pictures, at:
Shopping for baby gear? Unsure where to start and what you need?
Visit our great local baby shops! The experts here can answer any questions you have in relation to gear, furniture & clothing that you might need. Many of the stores have gift registries as well - the perfect way to let family and friends know what you would like and/or need!
For more information check out our Shopping page.
The ABCs of Breastfeeding
A breastfeeding class for pregnant women and their support persons
2nd Tuesday of every month
7:00 to 9:00 pm
Kelowna Health Centre, 1340 Ellis Street, Kelowna
To register, phone 250-868-7844
This class is provided for you at no cost by Interior Health and will be facilitated by International Board Certified Lactation Consultants and Certified Breastfeeding Counselors
Please bring a life-size doll or stuffed animal to class.
There are many other services on our website that expecting Moms & Dads may find helpful.
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If you know of a great prenatal activity or service in Kelowna or West Kelowna that is not posted here please email firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a comment on our Facebook Page
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Chiropractic care during pregnancy can provide benefits for women who are pregnant.
Potential benefits of chiropractic care during pregnancy include:
We have compiled a list of local Chiropractors that specialize in prenatal women.
For more information visit our Chiropractic Care page.
Birth Kelowna is a group of birth support professionals offering services in the Kelowna area; coming together to promote & educate families around personalized birth support for every pregnancy. It is also an invitation to attend FREE Birth Lounge gatherings; which provides for the opportunity to learn from local practitioners, meet other expectant parents and learn new skills that can improve pregnancy, birth and postpartum experiences. For more info visit Birth Kelowna.
Expecting a baby?
Considering hiring a Doula to help you during your journey? Learn about the amazing benefits that Doulas offer expectant and new parents by visiting our Doulas page.
You will also find information on local Doulas currently taking on new clients.