Keep a midwife in your pocket with Nourish's online antenatal classes. Instant and unlimited access to videos, free podcasts and articles designed to help you achieve a positive pregnancy and birth and early parenting success. A wealth of expert information covering everything you could possibly want to know including; pregnancy exercise, tips on what to eat while pregnant, breastfeeding your newborn and of course giving birth.
Parents love that they can refer to our videos over and over again. It's just like having your own personal midwife at your beck and call!
The other reason why parents choose our online antenatal classes is because our videos and podcasts are compatible with your smartphone, tablet and TV. READ > what parents are saying about Nourish's online birthing classes, breastfeeding videos and antenatal class packages.
Traditional antenatal classes can be overwhelming – so much to remember! Our videos are thorough, yet easy to follow, with no time limits or restrictions so you can replay them as many times as you need. This makes them a wonderful supporting resource to hospital birthing and breastfeeding classes. And the key to a positive birth and breastfeeding success is being well informed.
All our contributors are pregnancy, birth and early parenting experts, including; Midwife Caroline Courtis and Simone Casey, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. They are also modern mothers with loads of personal experience to share.
Still not sure whether online antenatal classes are for you? Read more about who this learning format is suited to > >
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