My Obgyn is offering weekly classes that range from “childbirth” to “infant cpr” and mom/dad “meet and greets”. Outside of the cpr one which seems important, did anyone attend classes and find them useful? Or did not attend classes and wish they had? The recommended curriculum is about 20-30 hours in total over 2-3 months which is a time commitment. Thank you!

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I did them! It was helpful to have someone filter the whole damn internet into a bunch of evidence-based readouts. I found the classes a bit drawn out but the content was solid. This was the real stuff. Not the “your baby is an avocado” fluff from The Bump. I am expecting my 2nd and still referencing the info as each pregnancy/birth/4th trimester is so different.

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This. It’s all on the internet but the class is nice to meet people and to get the info given to you in digestible way by professionals. We did a 5 hour weekend course and my husband got a lot out of it.

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I would do it if I had the option we know nothing about caring for a baby. My insurance company sent me some literature and videos recently though.

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Do them all :) it’s a great way to meet other parents in your area and you’ll get good tips and tricks!

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