Advice For To-Be-Fathers On What To Do On The Day Of Deliveryby Jessica Roberts Self Employed
Happy Father’s Day to all the new and to-be fathers!! Becoming a father can be a very stressful job. Granted, you are not the one who is carrying the baby, but there are a lot of things a father is responsible for. Staying with your partner in a baby scan clinic to staying with her in the delivery room, all of it is important. But a lot of fathers can be clueless about what to do during the delivery. There are several things you can do in these few hours. Here are some advises that you can follow.
Knowledge is power. So, utilise these nine months gather as much as information possible regarding the birth of your child. Go to birthing classes and the Leicester baby scan clinic to know about the technicalities of birth and the growth and development of the baby.
Help Her Get Settled
The mother needs to be comfortable as much as possible. As soon as the contractions start, take her to the hospital, get settled in the bed and make sure she has everything she might need. Don’t forget to take the hospital bag with all the essentials.
Monitor The Contractions
Learn how to monitor the contractions. Take note of how many seconds it is lasting and how frequently it is coming. This will tell you how soon the baby will arrive. Encourage her to breathe through the pain and try to talk her through the contractions.
Don’t Panic And Be Ready To Wait
It can be over in 8 hours or might even take a whole day. Do not lose patience during this time. It is best to leave it to the doctors and don’t get in the way. You can give her a message during this time if she wants or give her a foot rub.
Stay By Her Side During The Birth
Your own child's birth is something you would not want to miss. A lot of fathers tend to stay outside during delivery. Do not leave her side as this will give your partner huge emotional support. Also, there is nothing more wonderful than seeing your child for the first time, right after he is born.
Your Work Is Not Done Yet
After your baby is born, the mother will be very tired. Let her take a nap. You can take care of your child and even bond with them during this time. You can also surprise the mother with flowers.
So, follow these advises, to help your partner when she is in labour. To know more, visit your doctor or the Leicester baby scan clinic.
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