Now ask yourself: Is your birth partner ready for birth? Will they be able to give you what you need to avoid unnecessary freak outs? After watching this video, you’ll have some great ways to make he or she will be up to the task on the big day.
After watching this video, you’ll have some great ways to make he or she will be up to the task on the big day.
I just want to be clear, by birth partner or birth companion or birth support person, I mean the person who is going to be closest to you during the birth, this may be a husband, wife or life partner, but is also interchangeable with a dear friend, or close family member. Whoever you choose needs to be on the same page as you. They need to know what will help you most.
The 6 tricks in this video include: language or affirmations (what language gives you courage, strength and calmness?), touch (how might you want to be touched?), how do you want to be advocated for?, What will he or she do if labor slows, and much more!!!