If you are a first time mother you will have a lot of questions about the birthing process. Taking classes will ensure that you have the knowledge and the skills to prepare for your new arrival. There should be classes offered at a local hospital or birthing center near you. These classes tend to be very popular for new couples, so sign up for a few months ahead of the due date so that you have time to prepare. Do some research to make sure that your instructor is a qualified professional that is teaching you the right techniques. There are breast feeding classes that you can take as well to help you be a good breast feeder. Feel free to ask your doctor to recommend classes for you to take.