Birthing Better families will tell you 24 weeks pregnancy is the very best time to start to prepare your pregnant body for birth. Your mind is clear but if you’re 40+ weeks learn one or more skill right now.
You’re just turning your attention to your coming birth. Approximately 16 weeks left. Birthing Better families believe around 24 weeks pregnancy is best time to start.
Each week your belly and baby changes now and you’re aware of these changes. Have you done the Hip Lift yet? It’s fun.
You’re thinking of your Birth Plan. Have you Mapped Your Pelvis? Better yet, have you mapped your partner’s pelvis? Birthing Better skills are so amazing.
From a Birthing Better viewpoint, from 24-28 weeks is when you go through the body skills: Map your Pelvis, Hip Lift, Sit-Bone Spread and the other wonderful skills
Keep working through your Birthing Better body skills. Do them on each other. We share the same body. When your birth-coach experiences these skills, they can help you better.
Begin to learn the Birthing Better breathing, touch and communication skills. Of course, you can learn in any order you want. Birthing Better families just want you to have these wonderful skills.
By now you should feel more confident about your birthing body. If you’re planning an elective C-section, you’re just plan enjoying this intimate experience to feel more engaged.
You’re making your Birth Plan. Also create a Skills-based Birth Plan and write down the skills you’ve been learning. Share both Birth Plans with your birth provider.
Start the all important Internal Work. If you’re going to labor and achieve a vaginal birth, your baby’s birth canal needs to be soft and stretchable.