The time you’ve been waiting for is finally here. Your partner is in labor, the birth of your child imminent. While the majority of the burden is put on her during labor and delivery, there are things you can do to help in the process. Labor can be a scary experience; just by being there, you can be the support she needs during a time when she might feel out of control. Below are five ways you can help as a dad during labor and delivery.
While the birth of your baby is indeed a miracle, it is not necessarily without its trials and tribulations. You may have some fears yourself as an expectant father. Keeping a level head, preparing for the unexpected and helping make decisions for the both of you are all ways you can be her champion on the biggest day of your lives together – the wondrous birth of your child.
By being involved as a dad during pregnancy, you'll better give her the support she needs when she needs it most. You'll also find it easier to talk about your own anxieties. In the end, your relationship will be stronger, and you'll both be better prepared for parenthood. Download our checklist.