Welcome to Parenting birth to six months is now available!


Join the Welcome to Parenting online program to learn more about your journey from pregnancy to parenthood.


Are you expecting? Before you register for the program, help us understand the effectiveness of the online prenatal classes by participating in our evaluation.

Complete Evaluation

Who Can Register for the Online Program?

The program is for you and your partner or support person who are:

  • expecting a baby; or
  • parenting and/or caring for a child from birth to six months old; and
  • living in Toronto

What Does the Program Offer?

Welcome to Parenting is a free online prenatal program that you can access anytime and anywhere. This program provides information on pregnancy, childbirth, and parenting. Welcome to Parenting will help you gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence you need as a pregnant individual, new parent, partner or support person.

Prenatal Topics Include:

  • having a healthy pregnancy
  • healthy eating during pregnancy
  • basic labour and birth
  • breastfeeding
  • becoming a parent

Parenting Topics Include:

  • healthy child growth and development
  • feeding and healthy eating for infants
  • caring for newborns
  • infant safety
  • transition to parenting

The Program also Provides Access to:

  • Parent Zone – to connect online with other families in Toronto
  • Dad’s Corner
  • Red Flags section – that can help you decide when you or your child may need to go to a health care provider
  • Parenting Q&A – where experts in prenatal education, child development and parenting will answer your questions.



The Quick Tour provides an orientation to all areas of the site and highlights key topics covered in the Welcome to Parenting Class Series.