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Birth Matters Kamloops Newborn Classes

Newborn Classes

Birth Matters Doulas offer classes for expectant families that are welcoming a newborn to the family. These classes are designed to provide tips, support, and education on what to expect so families feel confident and at ease when the time comes.

Newborn 101

Bringing Your Baby Home

Price: $75 (includes both expectant parents or one parent + 1 support)

Location: 503 - 1315 Summit Dr. (Tudor Village)

What is covered in the sessions:

  • 3-hr class to explore what you need to know to bring home your new bundle of joy

  • Increase your confidence with all things baby related like diaper changes, sleeping, eating, and more

  • Includes the new PlumTree Newborn Care Booklet or eBooklet if preferred for Zoom classes


Topics will include:

  • A newborn's appearance and behaviours

  • Basics for feeding  - breast and/or bottle

  • Gas, fussiness and burping

  • Sleeping habits in the first weeks

  • Diapering options and how to's

  • Bathing

  • Car seat information

  • Soothing techniques, swaddling and baby wearing

  • How to read your baby - hunger and sleeping cues

  • Baby gadgets - what items do you need most for your new baby?

  • How to plan for and take care of your relationships with a new baby

  • And more

Upcoming Class Schedule

Spring 2023

Mar 16th 6-9pm (Thurs)

*3 Spaces Available*

Spring 2023

April 20th 6-9pm (Thurs)

*3 Spaces Available*

Spring 2023

May 11th 6-9pm (Thurs)

*5 Spaces Available*


Summer 2023

June 15th 6-9pm (Thurs)

*6 Spaces Available*

Newborn Nutrition: Introducing Solid Foods

Facilitated by Catrin Campbell

Price: $50 (introductory price - limited offer)

Location: 503 - 1315 Summit Dr. (Tudor Village)

How we introduce young children to food and nutrition can have a life-long impact on their physical and emotional well-being. This brand new workshop is facilitated by Registered Holistic Nutritionist and Doula Catrin Campbell to provide the most up-to-date information on how to introduce solid foods to your baby. 


Topics will include:

  • When to introduce solid foods

  • Helping your baby develop healthy eating habits

  • Your baby and family foods

  • Making meal time enjoyable and stress free

Infant Massage

Facilitated by Caity Barrett, PT

Timing: 4-week sessions

Price: $150

Location: 503 - 1315 Summit Dr. (Tudor Village)

This 4-week session is facilitated by Caity Barrett PT, an International Association of Infant Massage trained instructor and a Registered Physiotherapist with specialized training in pediatrics and pelvic floor health.


Benefits from the infant massage sessions include:

  • Bonding with your baby

  • Helping your baby relax and unwind for better rest

  • Connect with other new families

Limited spaces available, please email Caity Barrett to confirm your space.

Infant CPR

Facilitated by Jill Colpitts and Holly Choi

Learn more about these classes with Safe Beginnings.

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