Course Highlights

To help you and your support person along your birth journey, we have included:

  • Labor Tool Kit

    Downloadable resources that help you prepare and make informed decisions and receive care that is in line with your preferences and values

  • Videos

    Instructor-led videos that are informative and engaging

  • Interactive Activities

    Mix-and-match memory games, quizzes and more that test your knowledge throughout the course

Chapters

  • 1

    Welcome

    • Welcome to Your Labor and Birth Journey

  • 2

    Intro to Labor

    • Intro to Labor

    • Common Labor Questions

  • 3

    Labor

    • Stages of Labor

    • First Stage of Labor

    • Second Stage of Labor

    • Third Stage of Labor

    • Vaginal Birth Story

  • 4

    Pain and Comfort Measures

    • The Pain of Labor

    • Labor Comfort Measures

    • Ice Activity

  • 5

    Warning Signs

    • Warning Signs

  • 6

    Routine Procedures & Interventions

    • Routine Procedures

    • Interventions

    • Medications

  • 7

    Cesarean Birth

    • Reasons for a Cesarean Birth

    • Preparation and Birth

    • Immediate Post-Operative Recovery

    • VBAC (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean)

    • Cesarean Birth Story

  • 8

    Birth Planning

    • Birth Planning

  • 9

    Conclusion

    • Congratulations

  • 10

    Tool Kit

    • Labor and Birth Tool Kit