Surrey Pregnancy Support Meeting

Surrey Pregnancy Support Meetup
Tuesday 6pm, August 21, 2018
at 13972, 68 Ave, Surrey, BC

Future mothers in highest C-Section province can have more access now for Childbirth Preparation to help them have an easy natural birth and avoid unnecessary medical and surgical interventions.

Women in Surrey City and in BC can now access online and in-person classes about how to be prepared for a safe and easy childbirth. They can give birth with minimal medical and surgical interventions, as this is beneficial for both the mom and her baby. This is possible through the Joyous Childbirth prenatal classes created by an experienced masters prepared registered nurse Gurjeet S Minhas. In 2017, 35.3% of birthing mothers in BC needed C-Section surgery, the highest rate in Canada where the national average is 28.2 per cent and a BC increase from 31.3% in 2008, according to (CIHI), the Canadian Institute for Health Information. Also 40% of mothers-to-be in Surrey and the Fraser Health region had the high rates in BC for caesarean section surgeries.

In a series of 4 online/in person weekly classes, Gurjeet Minhas teaches 9 modules that include

  • 4 strategies to assist you have a Positive Birth Experience
  • 3 Powerful Methods to Clear all your Fears and stay relaxed
  • 9 ways to Nurturing your Unborn Baby
  • How to manage 7 common Pregnancy Discomforts
  • 7 ways your Partner can support you
  • 5 Yoga poses and 5 ways to Prepare your Birthing Muscles
  • About Unexpected birth situations and 3 effective coping strategies
  • All about Self and Newborn management after birth

Nurse Gurjeet S Minhas is respected for her teaching in Maternity Nursing at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, nursing at Fraser Health, and helping over 4,320 women with healthy birth experiences due to her 30+ years nursing in Canada, Australia and India. Benefits for mothers-to-be are included in Gurjeet’s presenting at radio, television and conferences, and in being the Punjabi voice for online virtual tour videos for birthing units and Neonatal Intensive Care Units in all hospitals in Fraser Health.

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