Online Prenatal Program

The online prenatal program, InJoy Health Education, is a web-based and mobile-friendly platform that includes audio, videos, animations and games to help you learn about healthy pregnancy, labour and birth, breastfeeding and taking care of your newborn. The program is free for residents of Waterloo Region.

Register for the online prenatal program

How to register for the program
Register by completing the online prenatal program registration form. Once completed, you will receive an email that includes a code to access the course. Codes to access the program are provided by email only. If you don't see the email within one business day, please check your "junk" or "spam" folder.

For questions about registering for the online prenatal program please call 519-575-4400.

Note: Your access code expires twelve months from the first time you access the program.

What topics are covered in the online prenatal program?

The online prenatal program is comprised of four eClasses with multiple chapters in each.

  1. Understanding pregnancy: covers changes during pregnancy, prenatal care, nutrition, physical activity, discomforts, hazards and emotions
  2. Understanding birth: covers labour, birth stories, comfort techniques, medical procedures, caesarean births and postpartum topics
  3. Understanding breastfeeding: covers how breastfeeding works, when to feed your baby, getting enough milk and breast care
  4. Understanding your newborn: covers newborn traits, behaviours, crying and comforting, diapering, bathing, nail care and dressing, health and safety 
How to use the program
  • Go to the online prenatal program login page and enter the redemption code you were provided. If you do not yet have a code, see the registration section above.
  • Each eClass takes about two to four hours to complete with the flexibility to do each section at your own pace, view material more than once, and invite a partner or support person to view some or all of the material with you or to take it themselves.
  • Have fun with the online quizzes to review what you've learned.

Note: Your access code expires twelve months from the first time you access the program.

Frequently asked questions

What do I need in order to view the program?

You will require a high speed internet connection on a Windows or Mac OS 10.5 or higher desktop, tablet or smartphone.

We recommend using the Google Chrome web browser for best results, however Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari are all supported. Please ensure you are using the most current version.

Where can I turn for help troubleshooting any issues I may have?

For help with account preferences, troubleshooting and other system requirements, please visit the InJoy support page.

Is the program available in other languages?

No, currently our online prenatal program is only available in English. However, you can get healthy pregnancy resources available in many languages online at Best Start Resource Centre.

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