Many things about childbirth and giving birth for the first time are mysterious to parents. Of course, childbirth is a natural process and our bodies eventually take control, but understanding what is happening to our bodies and how we can help is important – and we don't learn that just by looking at beautiful pictures of labor.
To prepare for your quick, easy and natural birth experience, turn to expert-led birthing classes. While most hospitals and delivery centers offer comprehensive in-person and on-site courses, many are already addressing the realities of our current social distancing due to COVID-19 with online birthing courses.
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Some classes are taught in person and others are pre-recorded. Note that pre-booked classes give prospective parents time to let the information sink in and the opportunity to come back and watch it again; Other experts like live web conferencing because it allows you to feel part of the community.
Either way, joining in online birth classes taught by a certified specialist can take most of your birth-related worries away. Of course, the nice thing about online birth courses is that you can use them remotely without leaving home. Convenience is key especially nowadays.
Although many online childbirth classes discuss specific techniques and delivery plans, you may want to start with the one that covers the basics, such as What is a normal birth, anatomy, and physiology, measures of comfort, what happens if it happens?