How Fathers Can Support Labor and Birth Virtual Educational Resource
Help fathers provide loving support to their partners and share in the miracle of childbirth with this digital version of our How Fathers Can Support Labor and Birth Tear Pad. This English/Spanish, virtual resource gives a dad practical support strategies to assist his partner during labor and birth. Tips for Dad include learning as much as possible about childbirth during pregnancy by attending childbirth classes and prenatal visits with his partner, providing pain-distracting and labor-promoting activities in early labor, taking an active role in comfort measures and coping methods, being Mom’s advocate for her birth preferences while also being flexible if needed, and showing appreciation to Mom for all her hard work. Also emphasizes that a supportive birth partner can help create a more positive overall birth experience. Content comes on a thumb drive and is perfect for online instruction or for projection from a laptop in classroom settings.
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