First-Steps-(Childbirth-Education)


Al Noor Hospital has specifically designed educational classes for antenatal classes mothers to be. For more information please call:

Educating a pregnant woman about labor preparation and birth is necessary. The following are tips for comfort and pain management:

  • Walking.
  • Water therapy (e.g. shower or tub)
  • Sitting or leaning on a birthing ball or rocking chair.
  • Keeping a restful environment in your labor room (quiet, low lighting, soothing music). Carefully select support people for a calm environment.
  • Massage or back rubs by support person.
  • Effleurage (light massage of abdomen).
  • Having a support person rub a tennis ball over your lower back.
  • Applying warm or cold compresses.
  • Using relaxation/breathing techniques.