Welcome to DaddyNatal

All you need to know about pregnancy, birth and beyond
Buy Course - 49.00 GBP

Course Outline

Welcome to DaddyNatal

  1. Welcome to DaddyNatal (Video)

The Pregnancy Roadmap

  1. The Pregnancy Roadmap (Video)
  2. Pregnancy Roadmap - Quick Quiz

Pregnancy Difficulties & Complications

  1. Pregnancy Difficulties & Complications (Video)
  2. Pregnancy Difficulties - Quick Quiz

The Basics of Labour & Birth

  1. The Basics of Labour & Birth (Video)
  2. A quick reminder of what to pack for your essential toolkit
  3. Using the 4-1-1 technique in labour
  4. Your guide to labour dos and don'ts

Dad's Role During Labour & Birth: The Protector

  1. Dad's Role During Labour & Birth Part 1: The Protector (Video)
  2. Dad's Role as Protector - Quick Quiz

Dad's Role During Labour & Birth: The Advocate

  1. Dad's Role During Labour & Birth Part 2: The Advocate (Video)
  2. Top Tips for the First Stage of Labour
  3. Top Tips for the Second Stage of Labour
  4. Dad's Role as Advocate - Quick Quiz

Birth Preferences Part 1

  1. Birth Preferences Part 1 (Video)
  2. Birth Preferences - Quick Quiz

Birth Preferences Part 2

  1. Birth Preferences Part 2 (Video)
  2. A guide to drawing up your birth preferences
  3. Making informed choices using BRAIN
  4. Birth Preferences Part 2 - Quick Quiz

Meeting Your Baby

  1. Meeting Your Baby (Video)

The Baby’s Home!

  1. Baby's Home! (Video)

The Fourth Trimester

  1. The Fourth Trimester (Video)
  2. A guide to baby-wearing safety and using the TICKS checklist
  3. Safety guidance for swaddling
  4. The Fourth Trimester - Quick Quiz

About the Course

The prospect of fatherhood can be exciting, emotional and, let's face it, pretty terrifying. In this essential new course for dads-to-be, award winning antenatal expert Dean Beaumont provides all the accessible, practical and informative advice that expectant dads need for months ahead.

DaddyNatal Online is a one-stop guide for men on their path to fatherhood. It provides practical answers to all the questions on the mind of a dad-to-be – from what to expect at each stage of pregnancy to how to cope with any worries and fears about becoming a dad. It also reveals unique insights into a dad’s role during labour, showing key strategies for improving the birth.

Delivered through 10 video based sessions, this practical and accessible course will cover the traditional sides of birth but there will also be a focused approach to what the man can expect during pregnancy, labour and the first few weeks after.

Covering every step of the journey from bump to baby, DaddyNatal online includes:

  • A detailed introduction and overview followed by ten video based tutorials to fully prepare you to be the partner and father you aspire to be
  • Downloadable reference sheets and quizzes to aid your learning
  • Practical answers to dads’ pregnancy and parenting questions
  • Advice on what to expect during pregnancy
  • Insights into dad’s role during labour, and how you can improve the birth

Equipped with the key tools and hands-on suggestions delivered in this course, you will be involved from day one, feeling positive, confident and fully prepared for the arrival of your new baby.


Dean Beaumont specialises in working with expectant and new fathers, and is the founder of the award winning DaddyNatal. Dean teaches DaddyNatal classes throughout the East Midlands and London. He is often asked to speak at events, most recently at The Royal College of Medicine Conference on the role of the father at birth. 'Antenatal Pioneer' (Daily Mail, 2011) Dean is a regular contributor to features around the role of the man/father in the family and at birth. Dean frequently is asked for his expertise in this field, and appearances include Channel 5's 'The Wright Stuff', BBC 1s 'The One Show', and various BBC/CH4 documentaries (featured on BBC3 documentary ‘How Sex Works’ in Jan 2012 and BBC2 documentary ‘How to be a Dad’ in Feb 2012). Most recently, Dean featured on the Sky documentary ‘She’s Having a Baby’ (August 2014) and filmed with Jon Richardson for a Channel 4 documentary which aired in Autumn 2014. Dean founded the unique DaddyNatal http://www.daddynatal.co.uk/ antenatal education programme, becoming the first male professional antenatal educator in the UK.