How does birth work? Learn how the mind and body work together during labor to open up for your baby. It’s a beautiful process, and one you can learn to trust.Explore Chapter
Picking a code word ahead of time will help ensure that you are the one who ultimately decides when you’re ready for an epidural or other pain relief.Explore Resource
Use this worksheet to organize your birth plan and share with your support team what matters most to you during labor and birth.
Birth isn’t easy, physically or emotionally. Take the time to identify and organize your sources of support for labor and birth.
Even if you're not the one giving birth, going through the birth experience and becoming a parent can be hard. Asking for help is an amazing way to care for yourself and your family. Start by identifying and organizing your sources of support.
The priceless support doulas provide is often out-of-reach for people who can’t afford their fees. But more and more, there are ways to find low-cost or even free doula services. This article provides a roadmap to finding the support you need and deserve.
These resources provide information to help you understand and support your body’s natural processes during labor and birth, including techniques to reduce pain.
Picking a code word ahead of time will help ensure that you are the one who ultimately decides when you’re ready for an epidural or other pain relief.