So you are expecting your little one very soon. Becoming a new parent is exciting but it can be confusing and worrying at the same time. In order to lessen the worries and anxiousness, new parents are advised to attend an antenatal class.\u00a0Do you know that attending antenatal classes are beneficial for both you and your partner? In this entry, we are going to share about the importance of antenatal class for parents. Antenatal class or some call it prenatal class is a class that specialises and focuses on the preparation of a new mother's upcoming labour and birth of their baby. Antenatal classes are actually fun! It provides essential information for expecting parents who want to gain more knowledge on parenthood. It is advisable for (new) parents to attend the antenatal class as it prepares you to your parenting journey. Be it the mother or the father, antenatal class IS important for both. Well, two is better than one isn't it? Image from shutterstock.com The Importance Of Antenatal Class For Parent \tYou don't have to be worried as the information given are trusted and legit from its source. The experts are well-trained and passionate about what they do. They also believe in what they do best! \tYou will be able to learn all things about childbirth option and also the pros and cons of each option. \tThey will give you the tips and techniques on breathing, relaxation, massaging and visualisation to help ease out your baby labouring. \tCouples will feel at ease and more confident with what they do as they know what to expect and how to manage when things come their way. \t\u00a0A guide for new parents on all things pregnancy and birth from pregnancy health to the care for your newborn. \tBroaden your connections aka making new friends and acquaintances from the classes you attend. When Should Parents Join The Class Most antenatal classes started when you are around 8 to 10 weeks before the due of your baby, which is about 30 to 32 weeks of your pregnancy. Consider starting your antenatal classes around the 24th week of your pregnancy if you are expecting twins as your babies are most likely to be born earlier. Which antenatal classes should I choose? Aside from the importance of antenatal class, most parents are wondering on how to choose the antenatal class. Here are the tips that you can take into consideration when choosing antenatal class in Malaysia. \tThe topics covered and the speakers of each topic. \tMake sure the date should be when your pregnancy reaches at least 30 weeks. \tThe venue shouldn't be too far. \tThe package\/prices they offer. Image from shutterstock.com By joining the antenatal classes in Malaysia, you and your partner will get a better understanding about pregnancy, labour, delivery, and after giving birth. The more information a couple receives before the birth of the baby will be a good exposure for both you and the baby. There are most likely things that we never know from an average Joe. If you are still looking for an antenatal class in Selangor, head over to our ParentCraft page to get more information. ParentCraft Class is a special antenatal class organised by Motherhood.com.my. We only choose the expert (and fun!) speakers in their areas, comfortable venue, delicious meals, and of course, at an affordable price! Meanwhile, sign up for our New Mom program to join the class at 50% OFF and stand a chance to receive other goodies as well! Want more tips and advice? Stay tuned for more on our blog. Don't forget to visit Motherhood.com.my for more baby items of your choice.