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How to be a supportive birth partner #9

#9 Reassure her. 
Often all that is needed is a bit of reassurance. Being in labour and giving birth can be hard work and tiring. Reassuring words, eye contact and touch can help your partner to get through it all. You might also want to try some praise or affirmations such as “You are strong.” or “You, our baby and your body can do this!”…