There are many horrifying stories that we hear about giving birth, one of these is the painful feeling when laboring. Many first time expectant parents are overwhelmed with fear and questions because they don’t know what to expect that is why there are birthing classes offered that will answer all issues including pain management during labor, normal or cesarean birth, delivery and taking care of newborn babies.
Birthing classes are taken usually on the third trimester of pregnancy. Couples can voice out all their questions in mind and the instructor will discuss it one by one.
WHAT YOU CAN LEARN FROM TAKING CHILDBIRTH CLASS:
- Bonding and support from other expectant parents
- Relaxation and breathing techniques
- Health development of the baby and mother
- Early postpartum
- What do do during labor and delivery
- Writing a birth plan
- The role of the husband as labor partner
Find a childbirth classes around your area. You can ask from your doctor, friends, local hospital or organizations that focus mainly on childbirth. Make sure that the instructor is certified to teach childbirth classes and the topics included in the curriculum is very informational and beneficial to the expectant parents.