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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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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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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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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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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