Antenatal classes are popular amongst soon-to-be parents, with prenatal classes providing essential information about antenatal care and childbirth education. These classes cover topics such as what to expect during labour, pain relief choices, exercises for pregnant women, and basic child care such as feeding and settling. Birth preparation classes are also an opportunity to meet other parents-to-be in your area. Search our directory for individuals, or private companies that offer antenatal classes in your local area. Courses can cover various topics, so please check first with your preferred provider before making arrangements. Your maternity hospital may also offer antenatal classes for their patients. Places get filled quickly, so book your antenatal course early.