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Where can you find birthing classes?

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To find childbirth classes near you, ask your obstetrician, family doctor, or midwife. You may also find classes through:

  • Friends, family members, and acquaintances
  • Hospitals, pregnancy centers, and birth centers
  • Community resource centers

If a technique you're interested in is not taught in your community, don't rule it out. You can take some courses by using books or DVDs.

SOURCES:

The Nemours Foundation: "Birthing Classes."

American Pregnancy Association: "Childbirth Education Classes."

University of Cincinnati: "Lamaze."

University of Maryland Medical Center: "Bradley Method."

Pregnancy.org: "Pregnancy and Childbirth with the Alexander Technique."

Hypnobirthing.com.

Lamaze.org.

givingbirthwithconfidence.org.

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on June 16, 2020

SOURCES:

The Nemours Foundation: "Birthing Classes."

American Pregnancy Association: "Childbirth Education Classes."

University of Cincinnati: "Lamaze."

University of Maryland Medical Center: "Bradley Method."

Pregnancy.org: "Pregnancy and Childbirth with the Alexander Technique."

Hypnobirthing.com.

Lamaze.org.

givingbirthwithconfidence.org.

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on June 16, 2020

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