Thanks for writing Heather,
I agree that the instructor does not know her stuff. What she seems to be telling you doesn’t even make any sense. I would not continue the course if I were you. I cannot imagine that the childbirth information she would give you would be either current or necessarily useful.
I am hoping that you have a copy of The Joy of Pregnancy. If you don’t, please download it free from our homepage. The chapters on labor and birth are thorough, illustrated and detailed. Honestly, if you think that you and your husband want to see more actual birth videos there are tons on youtube. I would just do a search and see what comes up.
Do you have a nurse-midwife or doctor that can recommend any other options for you?
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