Caring for Baby

The Caring for You and Your Baby class teaches new parents how to care for their baby in the first few days/ weeks and about the physical and emotional changes of being a new parent. Learn about:

  • Hospital procedures for baby
  • Physical development of the newborn
  • Breastfeeding
  • Holding, burping, diapering and bathing
  • Crying and comforting
  • Safe sleep guidelines
  • Transition to parenthood (physical and emotional changes)
Cost: $70 per couple
Weeknights from 6:45 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. for two weeknights 
Saturdays or Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for one full day class
This class is also available in Mandarin.

Please check the online schedule for available dates.

Location: Classes take place at North York General Hospital, General site, 4001 Leslie Street, Toronto, ON M2K 1E1
To register

Go to our online registration to select the classes and dates you wish to book.


Payment is accepted by Paypal. You do not require a Paypal account and you can pay with a credit card on the Paypal site.

Refunds require a physician's note or verification of early delivery of your baby.

If you require a refund or need to reschedule a class (by availability only), please call the Prenatal Services line and leave a detailed message at 416-756-6337.