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Frequently Asked Questions

There is no difference in content and information; they are just delivered online live, still with qualified working midwives. The big difference? They can be watched on your TV, laptop, tablet, or even your phone in the comfort of your own home. Making it easier and a more relaxing experience, you still meet other mums online and make new friends on the journey

Yes, this is part of the experience; you can talk, share and engage with other mums in the class during the live class and can directly connect.

NowBaby classes can be watched on laptops (Mac and PC), smart TVs, phones (both IOS and Andriod), and tablets (both IOS and Andriod). No need to download any apps just click on the link we send you safely and securely.

We ask that all cancellations be made at least 48 hours in advance of the class, and we will refund you in full. After this date, we will still exchange your booking for another time slot. Be reassured all efforts will be made to find an alternative class for you.

Yes, you can ask any question you wish of the midwife, but do remember that there will be up to 15 other participants online in the class that can also hear you. We do offer 1-2-1 personal appointments if you have further detailed questions that are personal to you.

Our classes are viewable worldwide on a range of devices outlined in How Do I Watch Live classes. The content is suitable for everyone. Many of the principles that are discussed, such as breastfeeding, are all compliant with the World Health Organisation’s evidence and advice. There may be some subtle differences in drug names from country to country, but the principles of pregnancy, birth, and the postpartum period are the same all over the world.

NowBaby allows you to choose the best for you, so you can prepare for labour and birth with confidence! Whether you’re an early planner or decide later on, it’s up to you. Join around 26 weeks for ample preparation and personalised advice. If you prefer a more intensive class, our weekend and 2-week courses are perfect even up to 38 weeks. Get ready for the exciting journey into parenthood! Live and online to give you the option that fits into your changing life.

We’re committed to making antenatal education accessible to all. Our live courses start at just £79, including over 10 hours of classes, follow-up notes, class recordings, and ongoing midwife support. Keep an eye out for special offers!

We also offer various pre-recorded classes starting at £25 we even have free courses supported by our sponsors.

All classes are planned and run by our midwives, experienced in both clinical practice and teaching, who are dedicated to making your antenatal experience clear and informed. Whether you join alone, with a partner, or with friends that is entirely up to you, feel free to keep your camera off if you prefer. An IT expert will also be there to ensure perfect audio and video quality and quick resolution of any issues. We’re here to support you every step of the way.

Bring anyone you want to our online classes—there’s no limit! Having your birth partner join is especially beneficial. Many participants share how useful it is for partners to learn what to expect, how to offer support, and what preparations to make for the upcoming labour and birth.

Your birth partner can be whoever you choose – for some, it’s their partner; for others, it may be a close friend, mum, sister or a doula.

Yes – our live online classes have a range of people attend, from couples to people who prefer to join on their own, with other family members and even pets. You will also not feel alone with our classes as you will be online with up to 15 other mums.

Antenatal classes are also called labour and birthing classes. They help you get ready for labour, birth, breastfeeding, and caring for a newborn baby The term Antenatal is the period of time from conception to before birth.

Join our antenatal classes for a comprehensive understanding and preparation for every stage of your pregnancy journey. Our expert-led classes, held live from the comfort of your home, provide personalised guidance. Our midwives will help you navigate pregnancy care, make informed choices during labour, and prepare for life with a new baby, covering topics like breastfeeding and newborn care. Connect with others at a similar stage in pregnancy for a shared and interactive experience.

NowBaby online classes allow people to join from anywhere, we often have birth partners join in from work and watch the class together, even though one of you is stuck at work.  Also the live classes are also recorded and sent to you to watch back whenever you need to – offering a great chance to revisit the information anytime, on your phone, on the go or at home.