One skill Birthing Better dads developed is ‘seeing what needs to be done and doing it’. Prepare her body for birth and learn coaching skills to help her do the activity of giving birth to your baby.
30% of women will have a Caesarean. Our Trust knows from 50 years of experience, this is due to a lack of birth skills. On the other hand, Birthing Better families use these skills in all births.
Your baby’s birth is closer. All your nerves become more alive. Hopefully you’ve explored these 10 pregnancy skills, used Birthing Better birth preparation skills and practicing coaching skills.
Don’t worry about the ‘type’ of birth. All are activities your partner will do. Use skills to help her do this phenomenal activity using skills so she feels in control and can cope.
Well, we’ve brought you to the natural end of pregnancy, the birth of your baby. If you lack skills, you can still learn at least one! If you feel skilled, you’re looking forward to test them out.
2/3 of all women will labor and give birth vaginally. Did you feel skilled to help your baby’s mother DO the hard activity of labor? Don’t look back and wished you had become more skilled.
Did you use skills to help your baby be born? Feeling over the moon?Lacked skills and felt useless? If you have another baby, you can learn skills. Many Birthing Better families learned next time.