Lesson 3: What you need to know about active labor + pushing

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Lesson 3: What you need to know about active labor + pushing

Okay, things are getting real now—on to active labor and pushing.

If you're feeling a bit nervous about these intense phases of labor, that's okay and totally normal.

We'll cover the processes, but also help calm your fears and help you approach your birth confidently. Check out the article “The 5 most common birth fears—and why you shouldn't worry" to help boost your confidence even more.

Lesson 3: What you need to know about active labor + pushing



Additional reading for this lesson—

  1. The 5 most common birth fearsand why you shouldn't worry
  2. 8 surprising things first-time moms should know about birth
  3. Why I'll never forget my labor and delivery nurse
  4. Giving birth from the right side of your brain

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The Motherly Guide to Becoming Mama is the pregnancy book women have been asking for. Inspired by our community and written by Diana Spalding (our midwife, who teaches this birth class), this book will guide you through every aspect of this journey with warmth and love.


The Motherly Guide to Becoming Mama

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Your birth class lessons—

Lesson 1: How your body in labor + the birth process works

Lesson 2: What happens when labor begins?

Lesson 3: What you need to know about active labor + pushing

Lesson 4: Your coping skills for labor + delivery (you've got this)

Lesson 5: How to handle interventions with ease

Lesson 6: Owning your birth preferences + dealing with fear

Lesson 7: How to rock your postpartum

Pregnancy + birth podcast:

Listen to Becoming Mama™: A Pregnancy and Birth Podcast by Motherly

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