Free Online Natural Birthing Classes

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Explore free online natural birthing classes!

Free online natural birthing classes can be used to help fill any gaps in your birth prep.  Or, they can provide a sample of a particular class to help you decide if you want to invest in the full course.  Occasionally, free online birthing classes seek to stand alone as a couple’s sole source of childbirth preparation.  No two courses are exactly the same, so utilize free course samplings like the ones listed below to determine the best fit for you and your partner.

Kopa Birth®   Kopa Birth® offers a comprehensive online childbirth course that prepares couples for a low-intervention, natural birth in a hospital setting.  Preview free online natural birthing classes such as Online Class #1:  A  Foundation of Relaxation, before committing fully to the paid course.  The free, hour-long class is video-based, engaging, and available on-demand.  Instructor Katie Griffin is a Registered Nurse and certified childbirth educator.  Katie is energetic and confident in mom’s ability to have a positive birth experience. Not only does it have a great vibe, but Kopa® takes your learning seriously and expects participation and practice.  Kopa Birth® offers a much needed education for those who desire a positive, natural birth in a hospital. Sign up for this free class today!

Baby Center not only offers useful advice on all things pregnancy and parenting, but also offers free online birthing classes. Linda Murray, BabyCenter Global Editor in Chief, hosts this series.  Linda briefly covers a wide variety of subjects, from contraction timing to cord blood banking.  The organization of the website makes it simple and user-friendly.  This course is a good fit if you’re looking for a quick overview of many labor and delivery topics.

Lamaze Lamaze classes are extremely popular among expectant couples.  Lamaze courses aim to empower parents with the knowledge needed to make informed decisions.  In addition to local Lamaze classes, provides free online natural birthing classes and class previews.  However, be prepared for a lot of reading; the class format includes a combination of written text and occasional video snippets.

YouTube  One popular destination for free online natural birthing classes is, of course, YouTube.  Here you can view an endless supply of natural birthing advice from all around the world.  Discover anything from a two-hour Lamaze crash course like this to a more concise list of natural birthing tips like this . Although plentiful, youtube videos lack the comprehensive overview that a more formal online course provides. Consider complementing YouTube searches with an outlined course to ensure that you’re prepped on every important subject.

Leslynotes  Lamaze certified childbirth educator Lesly Federici offers a free online childbirth course that aims to empower women to “Birth Bold!”  The class is predominately text-based and requires some dedicated time to complete the reading.  The occasional videos offer great info, yet lack the quality of a formal online course.  Lesly places significant focus on the mental and emotional aspect of childbirth preparation, and also offers a variety of hands-on tips for achieving a natural childbirth, such as breathing and movement in labor.

This list is a great starting point in your search for free online natural birthing classes.  Modern technology makes childbirth education accessible anytime and anywhere; there’s really no excuse to delay preparation!

Kopa Birth’s online childbirth classes allow you to prepare for a natural childbirth in the comfort of your own home, 24/7. Enroll today in our free online childbirth class to learn more about preparing for natural childbirth.