Class Three

Support and Comfort for Labor

Support and Comfort for Labor

Class Three: Homework

There will be a homework assignment for each class.  Please do the homework after each class for the next week’s class.
  • Read Section 3 links and PDFs
  • How does the partner know when the birthing person is upset, doesn’t feel well or is in pain? In the past, how have they handled bad pain or a stressful experience? Do they share what they’re feeling? Do they want to be touched or comforted physically? Are they distracted and focused inward or do they reach out?   Each of you read How Well Do You Know Your Body. How Well Do You Know Your Body? Each of you answer; birthing person for themself, partner for how well they know birthing person’s body.  What has the Partner observed about the birthing person? Tell us something you discovered…
    How can this help each of you prepare for labor and birth?
  • Try out positions and massage/counter pressure techniques you learned in the 3rd class. PRACTICE!!!!