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You’re going to be a dad! Congratulations!
Now what? You want to be helpful and involved, but you aren’t sure how.
It’s easier than you think! This course breaks it down for you. From pregnancy, through birth and postpartum, you’ll learn what a woman wants and needs from her partner:
Specifically, you’ll learn:
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|Section 1: What does a birthing mother and new mother need most from her partner?|
The guiding principle for how to support both a birthing mother and a new mother: support her hormones.
|Quiz 1||2 questions|
Make sure you've got the key concept with this quiz.
|Section 2: How to Support Her During Labor and Birth|
Be the Brain, So That She Can Be the Body.Preview
Tend to Her Confidently.Preview
Create a Mood for Intimacy, at Home and Hospital.Preview
Feed and Hydrate Her.
Help Her to Breathe Slowly and Deeply.
Relaxation Lesson One: Top-to-Toe
Relaxation Lesson Two: Loving Reminder
Relaxation Lesson Three: Light Touch Massage
Love and Believe in Her. (Kissing Helps, Too).
|Quiz 2||10 questions|
Got birth companion skills? Let's find out.
|Section 3: How to Support Her Postpartum|
Introduction to Postpartum: Why It's Hard
Begin the Conversation: "How Do You Feel About. . . ?"
Postpartum Thriving Key #1: Someone to Feed You
Postpartum Thriving Key #2: Someone to Run Your House
Postpartum Thriving Key #3: Babymoon
Postpartum Thriving Key #4: Daily Companionship with Another Mother
Postpartum Thriving Key #5: Daily Time Alone/Daddy's Playtime
|Quiz 3||7 questions|
What are the keys to postpartum thriving?
|Section 4: Magic Words That Defuse Tension and Open Healthy Communication|
Be the Brain Part 2: The First Six Weeks Postpartum
Magic Words: What Do You Make It Mean?
Magic Words: Is It True?
Magic Words: I Notice & What Do You Want to Tell Me?
Magic Words: You May Be Right
Magic Words: If It's So Great, You Do It
Postpartum & Course Conclusion
|Quiz 4||10 questions|
Let's make sure you got the key points of postpartum communication.
Allison Mecham Evans, M.A., is a childbirth educator (9 years), certified life coach (5 years), creator of the Becoming A Mother prenatal program, and mother of two. She's helped hundreds of couples in the UK, Japan and US have healthy, satisfying births; provided continuing education for credit to hospital-based nurses and midwives, and her writing has been featured in the online magazine elephant journal. She publishes a blog on current issues, research, and trends in birth and parenting.