Coping with contractions

No matter how you ask this question: ‘How do I cope with contractions?’, ‘What will ease contraction pain?’, ‘How can I ease contractions?’ or ‘What things will help with contraction pain? What you are saying in one word: ‘HELP’!

Here are a few links to other websites. It’s all about…

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8th month pregnancy exercises normal delivery

8th month pregnancy exercises normal delivery

Our exercises for you to learn in your 8th month of pregnancy for a normal birth is easier than the photo attached to this post! We guarantee that … and much more practical. What are the best exercises for a normal delivery to do when you’re 8 months pregnant?…

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7th month pregnancy exercises normal birth

7th month exercises normal delivery

We get asked all the time ‘What are the best exercises to do in my 7th month pregnancy to have a normal delivery?’ That is such a great question! In fact Birthing Better families discovered as they were developing all the exercises and skills is that we really should…

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Birthing Better skill Directed Breathing

Birthing Better skill Directed Breathing

Every single birth preparation, birth and birth-coaching skill in Birthing Better was developed by some ordinary family, used by hundreds, refined and deepened. This fact alone makes Birthing Better breathing skills unique, adaptable, adjustable and suited for every type of birth … unlike Lamaze, The Bradley Method, Calm Birth,…

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Birthing Better skills are universal

Skills Manage Childbirth Labor Pain

There are some Truths around pregnancy and birth. One Truth is this … you are even pregnant or you are not. Another Truth follows this … if you are pregnant you belong to an exclusive group with other pregnant women. Another Truth … 100% of pregnant women will give…

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Couples using Birthing Better skills

Couples using Birthing Better skills

What happens when couples become skilled during pregnancy to birth their baby and then use birth and birth coaching skills throughout their baby’s birth? They grow their family! The Birth is the Gateway from pregnancy into parenthood! When families use Birthing Better skills during pregnancy to prepare for birth…

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Essential childbirth skills

Essential childbirth skills

Giving birth is NOT a dentist appointment. Your baby is working to be born and you have to do the activity of giving birth with your baby. Giving birth is the job mothers-to-be do. Giving birth is how mothers-to-be become mothers. You move from being pregnant to giving birth….

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Birth Satisfaction

Birth satisfaction

There is more to giving birth then the Obstetrical model of ‘let’s have a healthy baby and healthy mother at the end’. That’s such an evocative statement. Who can argue with that! We all want a safe birth experience and good outcome.

Sadly, that statement threatens our whole experience of…

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Building families with childbirth skills

Building families with childbirth skills

Let’s think backward through the past few generations and ask … ‘what was the birth paradigm at that time?’

Well, even in traditional cultures today the paradigm is simple … whatever happens in birth is normal and natural even if unpleasant or wonderful

In modern societies when maternity care became scientific…

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How to learn birth skills?

How to learn birth skills?

You can go to a childbirth preparation class if you have time and energy. Compared to your mother and grandmother’s generation many fewer pregnant couples are attending childbirth education or birth preparation classes. Now more families are looking for birth education and childbirth preparation classes online in the privacy…

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