Birth

Birth

Birth, birth, birth, giving birth, having a baby … words and phrases that actually create a boring and general few of what is the most dynamic, Life changing, transforming, intense and often physically demanding activity that every pregnant woman must do. How can we make this Primary Event, this…

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Two Birth Plans

Your Important Two Birth Plans

Birth Plans are so important. As you make a Birth Plan you think through what you want and don’t want at your baby’s birth. Writing a Birth Plan requires that you think about what is important for you and your partner during your baby’s birth.

There are thousands of websites…

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emergency C-section

Birth professional Birthing Better stories

Do birth professionals want birthing families to have good births? Of course they do! Do only midwives want birthing families to have positive births? Of course not! All birth professionals want you to have a wonderful birth experience even when your baby’s birth is surrounded with lots of medical…

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Birth pain and plans

Birth Pain and Birth Plans

All memories of pain disappear over time whether the memories are associated with birth or not. That’s par for the course in all our lives. Who remembers any sickness other than ‘I was so sick’ or ‘it hurt so much’? Unless we are sick or in pain right now,…

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Skills and birth professionals?

Skills and birth professionals?

Most of us don’t think about birth from the viewpoint of the birth professionals … unless we are one. Sure we think about what they ‘do’ or not do to us. And we think about whether we like them.

Please consider how many women in labor most Obstetricians, obstetrical nurses…

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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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The birth we want

Can you have the birth you want? Not likely but you will end up with the birth you have. We have a real problem in childbirth. Seriously, we’ve relied too much on a ‘choice-based’ approach to childbirth as though women can choose the birth we want. We back this…

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Birth-coach skills and medical care

Birth-coach skills and medical care

Often fathers-to-be become paralyzed when an Obstetrician, Obstetrical Nurse of Certified Nurse Midwife comes into the room to do some form of childbirth assessment, or there is monitoring or need for procedures.

As a birth-coaching fathers-to-be you might feel overwhelmed by being in hospital and all the birth professionals ……

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Pratice birth coaching skills

Pratice birth coaching skills

There’s an old saying … ‘practice makes perfect’. That’s nonsense really. The best any of us can do is to perfect our skills. Our human mind loves being skilled. We take pride in doing our jobs well. Helping your birthing partner to do her job well will make you…

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Birth coach in labour and vaginal birth

Birth coach in labour and vaginal birth

There is nothing sadder then a father-to-be who knows he is expected to ‘be there’ at the birth of his child, knows his pregnant partner has huge expectations that he will help and knows he doesn’t have a clue how to help. Then … during the labor he shows…

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