How to Prepare for Natural Birth

Make a birth plan Try and educate yourself as much as possible about birth and all related aspects. Device a birth plan that suits your preferences and conveys it to your team. The professionals will counter advice you and will help you conduct your plan with full expertise. Choose the right...

10 Tips to help you have a natural birth

1) Plan for continuous labor support.  This support can come from a family member, doula or midwife. Choose someone with whom you feel like you can let go of all inhibitions during birth, and someone who will treat you with dignity & respect. Ultimately, your labor support people should know...

Call the midwife ‘Dad’

In each visit, and through our classes, we try to prepare dads to be there both physically and emotionally. We try to teach them coping skills, to help the mother in her early labor, massages, the effect of different kinds of touch, and to explore what really helps mom and what doesn't. I always say,...