Birth Tools courses cover everything from pregnancy and labor to breastfeeding and newborn
care, providing you with the knowledge and confidence you need to navigate the
early stages of parenthood.
For generations, expectant parents
relied on traditional childbirth education methods to prepare for the arrival
of their little ones. These methods typically involved attending in-person
classes or workshops conducted by healthcare professionals or experienced
parents. While these classes offered valuable information, they often had
limited availability, rigid schedules, and were subject to cancellations or
Additionally, the information provided in these classes was often generic, lacking the personalized touch that many parents desired. However, with the rise of technology and the internet, a new approach to childbirth education has emerged, offering expectant parents a more convenient and flexible way to learn.
Benefits of Online Birth Courses
Online birth courses offer numerous
advantages over traditional childbirth education methods. One of the key
benefits is the ability to learn at your own pace. With online courses, there
are no time constraints or deadlines, allowing you to take your time and absorb
the information at a speed that suits you. This is particularly beneficial for
parents who prefer to study in-depth or revisit certain topics multiple times.
Another advantage of online birth courses is the flexibility they provide. As mentioned earlier, these courses can be accessed 24/7, meaning you can learn whenever it is most convenient for you. Whether you're a night owl or an early riser, you can fit your learning around your schedule. This flexibility is especially valuable for busy parents who may have work or other commitments during the day.
Choosing the Right Online Birth Course
What to Expect from our Online Birth Course
Other birth courses typically cover only pregnancy and childbirth. Here is a breakdown of what you can expect to learn from BirthTools online birth course and what makes it the best online birthing class.
Pregnancy Care: Our online course provides you with a comprehensive understanding of the changes your body undergoes during pregnancy. You will learn about prenatal care, nutrition, exercise, and common discomforts. The course will also cover important topics such as prenatal testing and complications that may arise in your third trimester.
Labor and Birth: One of the main focuses of our birth course is preparing you for labor and delivery. You will learn about the stages of labor, pain management techniques, and the role of your birth partner. The course will also cover different types of childbirth, including vaginal delivery with assistance, water birth and and cesarean section. We also discuss the potential interventions that may arise during labor and how you can conquer a birth plan that needs to change.
Newborn Care: Once your baby arrives, we will guide you through the essentials of newborn care. You will learn about diapering, bathing, feeding, and soothing techniques. We cover formula feeding, pumping and storing breast milk.
Breastfeeding: If you plan to breastfeed, our online birth class will provide you with the knowledge and skills to get started successfully. You will learn about the benefits of breastfeeding, proper latch and positioning, and common challenges that may arise. This section has been created by our very own IBCLC Kirsten Hannan and Sydney Osteopath.
Postpartum Care: BirthTools birth course will not only prepare you for the arrival of your baby but also equip you with the knowledge and support needed during the postpartum period. You will learn about postpartum recovery, emotional well-being, and self-care. This course also provides guidance on adjusting to parenthood and building a support network.
Testimonials and Success Stories from BirthTools Online Birth Course
- Sarah, first-time mum
- Jessica, working mum
BirthTools was founded by Jade van Dijk who is a childbirth support professional and doula based in Sydney and Brisbane.
She is a mother of twin boys and is passionate about removing the fear of birth and helping women feel proud of their birth experience.