Fathers-to-be birth coaching skills

Fathers have feelings about VBAC

Men are put in a peculiar position when faced with a pregnant partner who wants to have a VBAC. If you were present at the previous Caesarean then you have had to figure out whether it was a necessary cesarean caused by obvious and observable medical factors or whether…

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fathers-to-be and mothers-to-be academies

Fathers … and VBAC

The reason for a previous cesarean delivery unfortunately does not fall into the ‘one only reason’ category. There are so many reasons why a birth ends with a cesarean delivery. Now you are faced with your partner’s decision (which may or may not have been equally or decision) to…

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Fathers and good births

Fathers and good births

As a dad, if you believe that a previous good birth means your partner will have another good birth, think twice. Every birth is different and there is no way you can predetermine what the next birth will be like. It’s so easy to assume that once you have…

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Birthing Better Childbirth preparation

Fathers traumatized by childbirth

Being at a traumatic birth can be devastating to everyone. Sometimes a woman can feel alright about her birth experience,  but the father may have been so blown out he isn’t sure he wants another baby, feels alienated from both his newborn and partner. Other times the woman is…

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