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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"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

"The videos provided me with information not shared by my NHS midwife. Brilliant series all round! All of the videos are clear and concise without being patronising. It's great that you can go back and watch them as many times as you wish - often with group classes you don..." read moreTracey

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  • Is social media making you miserable?Posted on June 25, 2018 by Antenatal Online As a new mum it's very easy to become reliant on social media and online communities which offer us support, information and advice on practically anything. But helpful as it may be is it good for us? Dr Lucinda Green explains why taking a breather from social media might do us good and looks at other ways we can look after our mental health... Read More
  • 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