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.
Additional reading for this lesson—
- The 5 most common birth fears—and why you shouldn't worry
- 8 surprising things first-time moms should know about birth
- Why I'll never forget my labor and delivery nurse
- Giving birth from the right side of your brain
Your birth class lessons—
Lesson 2: What happens when labor begins?
Lesson 5: How to handle interventions with ease
Lesson 7: How to rock your postpartum