antenatal online - for a better birth
and early parenting experience

Our qualified NHS midwives bring antenatal classes to your home! Find out everything you need to know about labour, birth, pain relief, relaxation & those first few weeks with your new baby. Watch our online videos, get midwife support and chat online with other parents-to-be.

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"I can't recommend Antenatal Online highly enough. It was interesting for me to watch the videos as I did a traditional class for my first baby (18 months or so ago) and am now pregnant with number two. I learnt more from 10 minutes of the 1st AO video than I did on my enti..." read moreKatherine

"Thank you so much for this site. It is 14 years since my last pregnancy and I felt quite shocked when my midwife told me that only first time mums could sign up for antenatal classes. I have found your site very reassuring and encouraging. If only my midwife had the time ..." read moreDenise

"Feels like a one-to-one class, very personal. It was useful to be able to watch the videos at my own pace and at times that were convenient to me."Naomi

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  • Yoga or you-time? Looking after your mental health in pregnancyPosted on January 31, 2018 by Antenatal Online We all know the importance of staying physically healthy in pregnancy. We know for example that you don't need an additional donut for the baby, that sadly yes you can still go running and that resting for 9 months is for some reason frowned upon. In addition to looking after our physical wellbeing during pregnancy however, we are increasingly hearing that our mental health is just as important. Read More
  • Mum-to-be? 5 things you need to knowPosted on November 16, 2017 by Antenatal Online I have been a mum for almost 10 years which is scary because it feels like approximately 10 minutes. Far scarier however is the fact that I still have no clue what I am on with. When you have a baby you have a firm belief that it is the hardest thing in the world. Why won't she sleep? Is she eating enough? For the love of God, how do I know I am doing this right? Read More
  • 10 things your midwife wants you to knowPosted on October 19, 2017 by Antenatal Online When I was pregnant with my first child I decided to have a home birth. To be honest I was taken aback at the level of hysteria this provoked among my nearest and dearest, "Are you crazy? What is wrong with you? Get thee to a hospital where no harm can befall you!' Read More
  • Planning a VBAC after a CaesareanPosted on September 14, 2017 by Antenatal Online Previously had a C-section and want to try for a VBAC? Our midwife Nina gives you the low down. Read More
  • Three Things You Need to Know About Weaning in a Low Sugar FamilyPosted on June 15, 2017 by Antenatal Online At the start of 2015, my husband and I decided to give the I Quit Sugar 8-Week Program a try. After reading Sarah Wilson's book, I felt that it couldn't hurt to attempt the detox, and experiment with the idea of giving up sugar. 8 weeks later, I felt amazing. Read More