Course provided by Future Learn

Study type: Online

Starts: Anytime

Price: Free

Overview

Make your birthing experience as safe and comfortable as possible

Giving birth is one of the most normal events in life, but many women don’t have trustworthy, evidence-based information to rely on.

On this course, you’ll be guided through the latest stages of pregnancy to the birth itself so that you can lower your stress-levels and anxiousness around labour.

You’ll learn how to detect the early stages of labour and learn coping strategies to manage through to advanced labour without undue stress.

You’ll also be advised on diet and exercise prior to giving birth as you learn the importance of preparing your body and mind for the birthing process.

What topics will you cover?

  • Planning your birth
  • Managing early labour
  • Coping with labour
  • Birthing your baby
  • Staying positive

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

  • Available now

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for pregnant women, particularly those who are expecting their first baby. The course will also be useful for partners of pregnant women or women who are planning a pregnancy.

Who developed the course?

Trinity College Dublin

Founded in 1592, Trinity College Dublin is Ireland’s highest ranked university. It promotes a diverse, interdisciplinary environment to nurture ground-breaking research, innovation, and creativity.