Prenatal Workshop Series: The Language of Parenting

The Language of Parenting course is an interactive program for soon-to be first time parents and their transition to parenting as a couple.

The program combines traditional prenatal classes, that help you prepare for pregnancy, labour and birth, with a component that will assist your transition to a "family focused" parenting style. This 8 week course is designed to help first time parents and their baby to ease into the family process and build a strong foundation for attachment and positive support for both parents and their newborn family member - now and in your family's future.

  • Prenatal health information
  • Stress-reducing ways to co-parent effectively
  • Problem solving techniques
  • Knowledge of infant brain development/reading baby's cues
  • Strategies to create positive social and emotional development together as a family

Refreshments, TTC and childcare for any older children are available with registration.

Workshop dates and to register:

Our next session begins May 25th on continues on the following dates:  May 25th, June 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, and July 6th, 13th, 20th.

Time & Location:  10:00 am - 1:00 pm 1229 Queen Street West (Queen  & Dufferin) at Parkdale Community Health Centre.

To add your name to the waitlist please call 416-537-8222 ext 505 or email

This program is offered with support from the Ontario Early Years Centre.