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Did you take a birthing class? Time well spent? Or a waste of our time? PIOG

Posted by on Oct. 8, 2013 at 11:33 AM
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 DH doesn't want to go but I do.

What do you think?

by on Oct. 8, 2013 at 11:33 AM
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by Sandra on Oct. 8, 2013 at 11:51 AM

nope. watched one episode of  "babystory" and told myself I will never end up like them.. then read a book or two and I was good to go

by Brian's Lil Vixen on Oct. 8, 2013 at 11:58 AM
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I did with all mine...Gave us an evening out...
by Amanda on Oct. 8, 2013 at 12:00 PM

We did for our first. It was an awesome experience, mainly for the memories and bonding between us as a couple. We laughed A LOT, espeically when our instructor brought out the yoga balls and expected us huge pregnant ladies to sit on them. 

by Shawna on Oct. 8, 2013 at 1:21 PM

I did for my first baby.  I think it was worthwhile.  I didn't take another with my second, having done it already was more valuable than the class was, lol.

by Colleen on Oct. 8, 2013 at 1:23 PM

I di with my 3rd and it didnt really help at all

by Bronze Member on Oct. 8, 2013 at 1:26 PM

I didn't, but wish I had. I read books, but I think the classes would have helped keep me more calm while having my first. I didn't breathe pretty much the whole time, the nurses kept yelling at me to breathe. With my second, it might have been helpful as well, but I think we managed pretty well with her.

by Angie on Oct. 8, 2013 at 1:36 PM

I did with my first, we stayed about an hour and left.  lol  

by Platinum Member on Oct. 8, 2013 at 1:37 PM
I took Lamaze classes when I gave birth to my second and third and it was the difference between night and day. Back then they didn't do epidurals and it was well worth it.
by Platinum Member on Oct. 8, 2013 at 2:31 PM

its your choice but every birth is different but i never did it and had two kids natural with no problems

by Greta on Oct. 8, 2013 at 2:57 PM
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I took the class offered thru the hospital & some of it was worthwhile but some of it was a waste of time. I won't choose to birth in a hospital again but with a midwife instead. If she has something that she offers I would attend that class.
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