Childbirth and Postpartum: Overcoming Your 5 Biggest Fears

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Course Description

Becoming a parent is a huge transition. You are excited but worried, too. This one hour introductory course addresses your five most common and pressing fears head on. It will help you overcome your:

  • Fear of pain in childbirth;
  • Fear of the postpartum period;
  • Fear of being unable to breastfeed;
  • Fear of something going wrong;
  • Fear of losing control.

Through video lessons, quizzes and action plans, this course gives you the information, skills and strategies you need to have what you want: a safe, healthy and satisfying birth and postpartum.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Have a more comfortable childbirth without drugs;
  • Organize your life so that you can actually have a wonderful postpartum experience;
  • Prepare effectively to breastfeed successfully;
  • Help things to go right during birth;
  • Exert or surrender control at the right times.

By the end of this course you’ll have solid action plans and peace of mind so you can enjoy the rest of your pregnancy.


Who this course is for:

  • First time expectant parents who:
  • Care deeply about their birth and postpartum experiences;
  • Are open to holistic ideas about birth and parenting.

Course content

6 sections • 13 lectures • 1h 37m total length

Instructors

Birth and Parenting Coach, Educator and Writer
  • 4.2 Instructor Rating
  • 36 Reviews
  • 1,325 Students
  • 2 Courses

Allison Mecham Evans, M.A., is a childbirth educator (9 years), certified life coach (5 years), creator of the Becoming A Mother prenatal program, and mother of two. She's helped hundreds of couples in the UK, Japan and US have healthy, satisfying births; provided continuing education for credit to hospital-based nurses and midwives, and her writing has been featured in the online magazine elephant journal. She publishes a blog on current issues, research, and trends in birth and parenting.

Award winning Instructor
  • 4.4 Instructor Rating
  • 9,341 Reviews
  • 81,992 Students
  • 13 Courses

Expected Outcomes

  1. Be confident and relaxed when you think about your baby's birth and postpartum; Have a more comfortable birth without drugs; Be ready to breastfeed; Be organized for a joyful postpartum. Requirements An internet connection; A speaker or headphones. Description Becoming a parent is a huge transition . You are excited but worried, too. This one hour introductory course addresses your five most common and pressing fears head on. It will help you overcome your: Fear of pain in childbirth ; Fear of the postpartum period ; Fear of being unable to breastfeed ; Fear of something going wrong ; Fear of losing control . Through video lessons, quizzes and action plans, this course gives you the information, skills and strategies you need to have what you want: a safe, healthy and satisfying birth and postpartum . You’ll learn how to: Have a more comfortable childbirth without drugs; Organize your life so that you can actually have a wonderful postpartum experience; Prepare effectively to breastfeed successfully ; Help things to go right during birth; Exert or surrender control at the right times. By the end of this course you’ll have solid action plans and peace of mind so you can enjoy the rest of your pregnancy. Who this course is for: First time expectant parents who: Care deeply about their birth and postpartum experiences; Are open to holistic ideas about birth and parenting. Show more Show less Course content 6 sections • 13 lectures • 1h 37m total length Expand all sections Course Intro: What to Expect and Initial Fear Assessment 1 lecture • 8min Course Intro: What to Expect and Initial Fear Assessment Preview 07:30 The Fear of Pain in Childbirth 3 lectures • 18min Breathe and Relax: The Foundation of Ease in All Things. 04:37 The Right Care Provider Is Worth Her Weight in Gold. 07:36 As in Sex, in Birth, Place is Everything. 05:22 Fear of Pain in Childbirth 3 questions The Fear of Something Going Wrong 3 lectures • 19min Wake Up to How Often Birth Goes Right Preview 05:18 How You, Too, Can Help Birth Go Right 06:41 Create a Satisfying Birth, Even If Things Don't Go to Plan 06:44 Fear of Something Going Wrong 3 questions Fear of Losing Control 3 lectures • 22min What's So Great About Control? Why and When Surrendering Control Works Better. Preview 03:21 Letting Go to Give Birth: Principles and Practices 09:35 Letting Go Postpartum: Principles and Practices 08:41 Fear of Losing Control 3 questions Fear of Postpartum 1 lecture • 9min The Five Keys to Postpartum Thriving 09:10 Fear of Postpartum 3 questions Fear of Being Unable to Breastfeed 2 lectures • 23min A Simple, Effective Plan for Breastfeeding Success 12:07 Fear of Being Unable to Breastfeed 3 questions Conclusion: Guided Visualization and Final Fear Assessment 10:40 Instructors Allison Mecham Evans, M.A. Birth and Parenting Coach, Educator and Writer 4.2 Instructor Rating 36 Reviews 1,325 Students 2 Courses Allison Mecham Evans, M.A., is a childbirth educator (9 years), certified life coach (5 years), creator of the Becoming A Mother prenatal program, and mother of two. She's helped hundreds of couples in the UK, Japan and US have healthy, satisfying births; provided continuing education for credit to hospital-based nurses and midwives, and her writing has been featured in the online magazine elephant journal. She publishes a blog on current issues, research, and trends in birth and parenting. Show more Show less Jon H. Award winning Instructor 4.4 Instructor Rating 9,341 Reviews 81,992 Students 13 Courses Jon is an award winning, top 10% on Udemy instructor who delivers results. Life changing results through online instruction. We feature pro instructors with real world experience. Our instructors all have a proven track record of success and have helped 50,000 students reach their dreams. Our photography instructors have worked with major corporations and have real world credibility. Our courses have helped thousands of students reach their goals. Our students range from novice photographers filled with passion to fellow professionals looking to sharpen their skills. Our instructors have been featured by Popular Photography, Digital Photography School, and Tamron. What can you expect when you take one of our courses? First, you'll see immediate progress. Second, expect personal attention as all your questions are answered and you get feedback on every image you post. Third, expect to have fun as you learn and grow. Why not join us today and see what over 50,000 other students have discovered in our courses. Join today and we'll see you inside the course. 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  2. Have a more comfortable birth without drugs; Be ready to breastfeed; Be organized for a joyful postpartum. Requirements An internet connection; A speaker or headphones. Description Becoming a parent is a huge transition . You are excited but worried, too. This one hour introductory course addresses your five most common and pressing fears head on. It will help you overcome your: Fear of pain in childbirth ; Fear of the postpartum period ; Fear of being unable to breastfeed ; Fear of something going wrong ; Fear of losing control . Through video lessons, quizzes and action plans, this course gives you the information, skills and strategies you need to have what you want: a safe, healthy and satisfying birth and postpartum . You’ll learn how to: Have a more comfortable childbirth without drugs; Organize your life so that you can actually have a wonderful postpartum experience; Prepare effectively to breastfeed successfully ; Help things to go right during birth; Exert or surrender control at the right times. By the end of this course you’ll have solid action plans and peace of mind so you can enjoy the rest of your pregnancy. Who this course is for: First time expectant parents who: Care deeply about their birth and postpartum experiences; Are open to holistic ideas about birth and parenting. Show more Show less Course content 6 sections • 13 lectures • 1h 37m total length Expand all sections Course Intro: What to Expect and Initial Fear Assessment 1 lecture • 8min Course Intro: What to Expect and Initial Fear Assessment Preview 07:30 The Fear of Pain in Childbirth 3 lectures • 18min Breathe and Relax: The Foundation of Ease in All Things. 04:37 The Right Care Provider Is Worth Her Weight in Gold. 07:36 As in Sex, in Birth, Place is Everything. 05:22 Fear of Pain in Childbirth 3 questions The Fear of Something Going Wrong 3 lectures • 19min Wake Up to How Often Birth Goes Right Preview 05:18 How You, Too, Can Help Birth Go Right 06:41 Create a Satisfying Birth, Even If Things Don't Go to Plan 06:44 Fear of Something Going Wrong 3 questions Fear of Losing Control 3 lectures • 22min What's So Great About Control? Why and When Surrendering Control Works Better. Preview 03:21 Letting Go to Give Birth: Principles and Practices 09:35 Letting Go Postpartum: Principles and Practices 08:41 Fear of Losing Control 3 questions Fear of Postpartum 1 lecture • 9min The Five Keys to Postpartum Thriving 09:10 Fear of Postpartum 3 questions Fear of Being Unable to Breastfeed 2 lectures • 23min A Simple, Effective Plan for Breastfeeding Success 12:07 Fear of Being Unable to Breastfeed 3 questions Conclusion: Guided Visualization and Final Fear Assessment 10:40 Instructors Allison Mecham Evans, M.A. Birth and Parenting Coach, Educator and Writer 4.2 Instructor Rating 36 Reviews 1,325 Students 2 Courses Allison Mecham Evans, M.A., is a childbirth educator (9 years), certified life coach (5 years), creator of the Becoming A Mother prenatal program, and mother of two. She's helped hundreds of couples in the UK, Japan and US have healthy, satisfying births; provided continuing education for credit to hospital-based nurses and midwives, and her writing has been featured in the online magazine elephant journal. She publishes a blog on current issues, research, and trends in birth and parenting. Show more Show less Jon H. Award winning Instructor 4.4 Instructor Rating 9,341 Reviews 81,992 Students 13 Courses Jon is an award winning, top 10% on Udemy instructor who delivers results. Life changing results through online instruction. We feature pro instructors with real world experience. Our instructors all have a proven track record of success and have helped 50,000 students reach their dreams. Our photography instructors have worked with major corporations and have real world credibility. Our courses have helped thousands of students reach their goals. Our students range from novice photographers filled with passion to fellow professionals looking to sharpen their skills. Our instructors have been featured by Popular Photography, Digital Photography School, and Tamron. What can you expect when you take one of our courses? First, you'll see immediate progress. Second, expect personal attention as all your questions are answered and you get feedback on every image you post. Third, expect to have fun as you learn and grow. Why not join us today and see what over 50,000 other students have discovered in our courses. Join today and we'll see you inside the course. 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  3. Be ready to breastfeed; Be organized for a joyful postpartum. Requirements An internet connection; A speaker or headphones. Description Becoming a parent is a huge transition . You are excited but worried, too. This one hour introductory course addresses your five most common and pressing fears head on. It will help you overcome your: Fear of pain in childbirth ; Fear of the postpartum period ; Fear of being unable to breastfeed ; Fear of something going wrong ; Fear of losing control . Through video lessons, quizzes and action plans, this course gives you the information, skills and strategies you need to have what you want: a safe, healthy and satisfying birth and postpartum . You’ll learn how to: Have a more comfortable childbirth without drugs; Organize your life so that you can actually have a wonderful postpartum experience; Prepare effectively to breastfeed successfully ; Help things to go right during birth; Exert or surrender control at the right times. By the end of this course you’ll have solid action plans and peace of mind so you can enjoy the rest of your pregnancy. Who this course is for: First time expectant parents who: Care deeply about their birth and postpartum experiences; Are open to holistic ideas about birth and parenting. Show more Show less Course content 6 sections • 13 lectures • 1h 37m total length Expand all sections Course Intro: What to Expect and Initial Fear Assessment 1 lecture • 8min Course Intro: What to Expect and Initial Fear Assessment Preview 07:30 The Fear of Pain in Childbirth 3 lectures • 18min Breathe and Relax: The Foundation of Ease in All Things. 04:37 The Right Care Provider Is Worth Her Weight in Gold. 07:36 As in Sex, in Birth, Place is Everything. 05:22 Fear of Pain in Childbirth 3 questions The Fear of Something Going Wrong 3 lectures • 19min Wake Up to How Often Birth Goes Right Preview 05:18 How You, Too, Can Help Birth Go Right 06:41 Create a Satisfying Birth, Even If Things Don't Go to Plan 06:44 Fear of Something Going Wrong 3 questions Fear of Losing Control 3 lectures • 22min What's So Great About Control? Why and When Surrendering Control Works Better. Preview 03:21 Letting Go to Give Birth: Principles and Practices 09:35 Letting Go Postpartum: Principles and Practices 08:41 Fear of Losing Control 3 questions Fear of Postpartum 1 lecture • 9min The Five Keys to Postpartum Thriving 09:10 Fear of Postpartum 3 questions Fear of Being Unable to Breastfeed 2 lectures • 23min A Simple, Effective Plan for Breastfeeding Success 12:07 Fear of Being Unable to Breastfeed 3 questions Conclusion: Guided Visualization and Final Fear Assessment 10:40 Instructors Allison Mecham Evans, M.A. Birth and Parenting Coach, Educator and Writer 4.2 Instructor Rating 36 Reviews 1,325 Students 2 Courses Allison Mecham Evans, M.A., is a childbirth educator (9 years), certified life coach (5 years), creator of the Becoming A Mother prenatal program, and mother of two. She's helped hundreds of couples in the UK, Japan and US have healthy, satisfying births; provided continuing education for credit to hospital-based nurses and midwives, and her writing has been featured in the online magazine elephant journal. She publishes a blog on current issues, research, and trends in birth and parenting. Show more Show less Jon H. Award winning Instructor 4.4 Instructor Rating 9,341 Reviews 81,992 Students 13 Courses Jon is an award winning, top 10% on Udemy instructor who delivers results. Life changing results through online instruction. We feature pro instructors with real world experience. Our instructors all have a proven track record of success and have helped 50,000 students reach their dreams. Our photography instructors have worked with major corporations and have real world credibility. Our courses have helped thousands of students reach their goals. Our students range from novice photographers filled with passion to fellow professionals looking to sharpen their skills. Our instructors have been featured by Popular Photography, Digital Photography School, and Tamron. What can you expect when you take one of our courses? First, you'll see immediate progress. Second, expect personal attention as all your questions are answered and you get feedback on every image you post. Third, expect to have fun as you learn and grow. Why not join us today and see what over 50,000 other students have discovered in our courses. Join today and we'll see you inside the course. 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  4. Be organized for a joyful postpartum. Requirements An internet connection; A speaker or headphones. Description Becoming a parent is a huge transition . You are excited but worried, too. This one hour introductory course addresses your five most common and pressing fears head on. It will help you overcome your: Fear of pain in childbirth ; Fear of the postpartum period ; Fear of being unable to breastfeed ; Fear of something going wrong ; Fear of losing control . Through video lessons, quizzes and action plans, this course gives you the information, skills and strategies you need to have what you want: a safe, healthy and satisfying birth and postpartum . You’ll learn how to: Have a more comfortable childbirth without drugs; Organize your life so that you can actually have a wonderful postpartum experience; Prepare effectively to breastfeed successfully ; Help things to go right during birth; Exert or surrender control at the right times. By the end of this course you’ll have solid action plans and peace of mind so you can enjoy the rest of your pregnancy. Who this course is for: First time expectant parents who: Care deeply about their birth and postpartum experiences; Are open to holistic ideas about birth and parenting. Show more Show less Course content 6 sections • 13 lectures • 1h 37m total length Expand all sections Course Intro: What to Expect and Initial Fear Assessment 1 lecture • 8min Course Intro: What to Expect and Initial Fear Assessment Preview 07:30 The Fear of Pain in Childbirth 3 lectures • 18min Breathe and Relax: The Foundation of Ease in All Things. 04:37 The Right Care Provider Is Worth Her Weight in Gold. 07:36 As in Sex, in Birth, Place is Everything. 05:22 Fear of Pain in Childbirth 3 questions The Fear of Something Going Wrong 3 lectures • 19min Wake Up to How Often Birth Goes Right Preview 05:18 How You, Too, Can Help Birth Go Right 06:41 Create a Satisfying Birth, Even If Things Don't Go to Plan 06:44 Fear of Something Going Wrong 3 questions Fear of Losing Control 3 lectures • 22min What's So Great About Control? Why and When Surrendering Control Works Better. Preview 03:21 Letting Go to Give Birth: Principles and Practices 09:35 Letting Go Postpartum: Principles and Practices 08:41 Fear of Losing Control 3 questions Fear of Postpartum 1 lecture • 9min The Five Keys to Postpartum Thriving 09:10 Fear of Postpartum 3 questions Fear of Being Unable to Breastfeed 2 lectures • 23min A Simple, Effective Plan for Breastfeeding Success 12:07 Fear of Being Unable to Breastfeed 3 questions Conclusion: Guided Visualization and Final Fear Assessment 10:40 Instructors Allison Mecham Evans, M.A. Birth and Parenting Coach, Educator and Writer 4.2 Instructor Rating 36 Reviews 1,325 Students 2 Courses Allison Mecham Evans, M.A., is a childbirth educator (9 years), certified life coach (5 years), creator of the Becoming A Mother prenatal program, and mother of two. She's helped hundreds of couples in the UK, Japan and US have healthy, satisfying births; provided continuing education for credit to hospital-based nurses and midwives, and her writing has been featured in the online magazine elephant journal. She publishes a blog on current issues, research, and trends in birth and parenting. Show more Show less Jon H. Award winning Instructor 4.4 Instructor Rating 9,341 Reviews 81,992 Students 13 Courses Jon is an award winning, top 10% on Udemy instructor who delivers results. Life changing results through online instruction. We feature pro instructors with real world experience. Our instructors all have a proven track record of success and have helped 50,000 students reach their dreams. Our photography instructors have worked with major corporations and have real world credibility. Our courses have helped thousands of students reach their goals. Our students range from novice photographers filled with passion to fellow professionals looking to sharpen their skills. Our instructors have been featured by Popular Photography, Digital Photography School, and Tamron. What can you expect when you take one of our courses? First, you'll see immediate progress. Second, expect personal attention as all your questions are answered and you get feedback on every image you post. Third, expect to have fun as you learn and grow. Why not join us today and see what over 50,000 other students have discovered in our courses. Join today and we'll see you inside the course. Show more Show less Udemy Business Teach on Udemy Get the app About us Contact us Careers Blog Help and Support Affiliate Impressum Kontakt Terms Privacy policy Cookie settings Sitemap © 2021 Udemy, Inc. window.handleCSSToggleButtonClick = function (event) { var target = event.currentTarget; var cssToggleId = target && target.dataset && target.dataset.cssToggleId; var input = cssToggleId && document.getElementById(cssToggleId); if (input) { if (input.dataset.type === 'checkbox') { input.dataset.checked = input.dataset.checked ? '' : 'checked'; } else { input.dataset.checked = input.dataset.allowToggle && input.dataset.checked ? 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