Presentation on theme: "S.M.I.L.E. SMILE program began in 1976 with one location at the Rose of Durham in Oshawa The program has expanded to 5 locations across Durham Region."— Presentation transcript:
S.M.I.L.E. SMILE program began in 1976 with one location at the Rose of Durham in Oshawa The program has expanded to 5 locations across Durham Region
S.M.I.L.E. The S.M.I.L.E program consists of a 3 week early pregnancy series and a 6-8 week labour & delivery series.
S.M.I.L.E. Early Bird Classes Your changing body in pregnancy Fetal development Coping with discomforts Healthy eating Healthy lifestyle Safe exercise during pregnancy
S.M.I.L.E. Early Bird Classes Importance of prenatal care Prenatal tests/procedures Danger signs in pregnancy Changing life/relationships Importance of reducing stress and having social supports
S.M.I.L.E. Labour and Delivery Classes Your changing body in pregnancy Coping with discomforts Preterm labour False labour vs. true labour Ways to cope during labour, breathing, relaxation, positioning, massage etc.
S.M.I.L.E. Labour and Delivery Classes Role of the birthing coach/partner Medical interventions Newborn appearance and baby care Breastfeeding Relationships Community resources
S.M.I.L.E. Referral sources: Self referral through Durham Health Connection Line Rose of Durham The Youth Centre PHN’s from HBHC Program Physicians Guidance Counsellors Food ‘4’ Thought (CPNP Program) Other community agencies