Shaare Zion will be hosting two different sessions of a prenatal class in winter/spring 2014. Classes are open to the Shaare Zion community as well as to the general public, so please feel free to spread the word. These hands-on classes are meant to be fun and informative as participants gain the confidence and knowledge needed to smoothly experience pregnancy, childbirth and newborn care. Topics include: Physical and emotional changes during pregnancy, relaxation and comfortable birthing techniques, interventions during labor, caesarean section, postpartum care, infant feeding (breast and bottle) care of newborn (0-12 months) as well as pain control during and after labor. Who: Pregnant women after 13 weeks (partners are welcome!) When: Session 1: Jan. 13, 20, 27, Feb. 3, 10, 17 Session 2: Feb 24, March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Time: 7:00-8:30 PM Where: Shaare Zion Congregation, 5575 Cote St. Luc Road, Montreal Instructor: Lisa Ouaknine-Kalin, RN Cost: $180.00 per couple per session Lisa Ouaknine-Kalin is a nurse educator with experience in pediatric and neonatal intensive care, postpartum care, maternal/child education, fertility, breastfeeding, lactation and stem cell storage. She is also a mom of two! Lisa has a keen interest in the birthing process, and enjoys guiding new and experienced moms through this wonderful transition into parenthood. Please call 514-481-7727 x226 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register or with any questions or concerns.