Experience the UK’s most trusted antenatal course from the comfort of your own home.
Connect with your supportive course leader and other soon-to-be parents in live, interactive online sessions.
All online sessions are live and interactive. Nothing pre-recorded.
Feel confident, knowledgeable, and ready for life with your new baby.
Join other parents-to-be whose babies are due around the same time.
What you'll learn
- Planning for a positive birth experience
Deciding where to have your baby, local options and care
Changing hormones and going into labour
Stages of labour & birth
Induction of labour and when help is needed
Caesarean birth and recovery
Helping yourself & supporting through labour and birth
Pain management options
Meeting your baby & what happens immediately after birth
- Getting to know and caring for your baby
Your baby's experience moving from the womb to the world
Understanding your baby's cues and how they sleep, wake and rest
Learning what your baby's nappy tells you and how to change them
Washing and bathing your baby
Soothing and calming your baby
Exploring where your baby sleeps and how to keep them safe
Your relationship with your baby and how they develop and learn
- Feeding your baby
How to get breastfeeding off to a good start
Understanding your baby's reflexes and cues
Understanding how breastfeeding works
Night feeds and sleeping
How to tell that all is going well
Different positions for feeding and how to try them
Where and how to get support
- Wellbeing before and after birth
Knowing what makes you feel good and keeps you well
Physical and mental health after birth
Coping with lack of sleep
Changing relationships & adjusting to life as a family
Sources of support for you and your family
- Your family, relationships and finding support
Becoming a parent
Growing a support network
Accessing professional help and support
Negotiating advice and support from peers, family and friends
Same great experience as the in-person course
- Trusted, evidence-based information so you feel prepared for labour, birth and the first days with your baby.
- Our friendly, knowledgeable NCT course leaders will take the time to answer all your questions.
- You’ll connect with other parents who are expecting at a similar time as you.
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