Lamaze International has been doing a fantastic series of posts on their Giving Birth With Confidence blog. They are all great, and I thought I’d share them here. As a Lamaze Educator, my classes support these 6 principles, and you’ll learn even more tips on achieving the healthy birth you want.
60 Tips for Healthy Birth
Part 1: Let Labor Begin on Its Own
Part 2: Walk, Move Around and Change Positions Throughout Labor
Part 3: Bring a Loved One, Friend, or Doula for Continuous Support
Part 4: Avoid Interventions that are Not Medically Necessary
Part 5: Avoid Giving Birth on Your Back and Follow Your Body’s Urges to Push
Part 6: Keep Mother and Baby Together