How to Make Your Man the Perfect Labor Partner: 6 ways he can help

Take a childbirth class-
Many couples find that birth classes are surprisingly helpful to the non-pregnant partners. They learn about the labor process, medications that may be necessary, and tons ... more 
Take a childbirth class-
Many couples find that birth classes are surprisingly helpful to the non-pregnant partners. They learn about the labor process, medications that may be necessary, and tons about how to support a woman during birth. They learn how to communicate with care-providers and understand the benefits and risks of each option. And, perhaps most importantly for a lot of dads, they’ll feel very clear on the question of when to go in. less 
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Thu, Oct 6, 2011 3:06 PM EDT
It can make a big difference to a woman in labor to know her partner is there supporting her. Even though you can't control how the birth unfolds or do the work for her, here are 6 ways you can prepare to assist her during childbirth.



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