Affiliate childbirth — give birth together
Recently the partnership delivery are gaining increasing popularity. Today it is not just a trend, as it was 10 years ago, and constant practice in hospitals. That is not surprising, because people who have passed the joint labor, suggest all others to follow their example.
The reasons why families go for affiliate childbirth can be different. First is the traditional fear of childbirth before hospitals. Pregnant women, learning from their predecessors, fear of ill-treatment from medical staff, fear of substitution of the baby, just don't want to be alone. The presence of a loved one will help in this situation to cope with the psychological discomfort. Who else, if not her husband, gently taking the woman by the hand and will gently talk to her in difficult times. Only loving person knows what words to choose, to comfort and give confidence.
Secondly, the husband at birth is not just moral support, but also the observer. Medical professionals are reluctant to partnership delivery, as in the presence of her husband they have to pay more attention to the labouring woman than usual. Even the mothers in this case, feel and behave more boldly and become more demanding of the medical staff.
Thirdly, in the period of occurrence of fights and at the time of the birth of a child women need more physical assistance. Men can do massage to fight, control the breathing of the woman in labor, but just help to change and climb into bed. Moreover, it is noticed that during childbirth, many women are more receptive to what they say it is their husbands, not doctors and midwives.
Fourthly, the fathers in practice be honoured to take on the role of a parent, the first who took the child's hand. According to experts, men, past birth partner, wakes up faster paternal instinct and a close link is established with the baby.
Despite the fact that childbirth is a natural process, for the layperson they can be a real challenge. Therefore, it is important how you can better prepare for this wonderful moment – the emergence of new life. For couples who decided to give birth together, you must choose a training center for childbirth. These can be courses at antenatal classes and in hospitals. Classes are conducted by professional midwives, and psychologists. Training includes practical exercises at the anesthetic breathing massage training in the correct behavior at the moment of appearance of the child. In addition, often the program includes a video that demonstrates how to pass labor. After completing such course men are better understand what to do during childbirth and how to help the expectant mommy and child.
Thus, men at birth plays a very important role. They are able to provide moral and physical support to their spouses. And the presence of the father at the time of the birth of a child makes this event truly a family. Men who have already passed the joint labor, have the most positive reviews and call to give birth.