Skip main navigation

Introduction to Week 5

In this video, Cecily introduces Week 5 of the course.

Welcome to Week 5 of the course, titled “Birthing Your Baby”.

This week, we will:

  • Show you some birthing positions
  • Show how to reduce the chances of having damage to the vagina during birth
  • Discuss your pain relief options

As always, we would encourage you to use the discussion forum below to share your thoughts, ideas and experiences with your fellow learners. Thank you for continuing with us, we hope you will enjoy this week.

This article is from the free online

Journey to birth

Created by
FutureLearn - Learning For Life

Our purpose is to transform access to education.

We offer a diverse selection of courses from leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world. These are delivered one step at a time, and are accessible on mobile, tablet and desktop, so you can fit learning around your life.

We believe learning should be an enjoyable, social experience, so our courses offer the opportunity to discuss what you’re learning with others as you go, helping you make fresh discoveries and form new ideas.
You can unlock new opportunities with unlimited access to hundreds of online short courses for a year by subscribing to our Unlimited package. Build your knowledge with top universities and organisations.

Learn more about how FutureLearn is transforming access to education