Be calm and patient. That will help her to stay calm, too When a mother is calm, her body will release Oxytocin more effectively. What is Oxytocin? Oxytocin is the hormone which triggers her contractions and keeps them coming. Oxytocin is also known as the hormone of love. At the same time, a mother's body… Continue reading How to be a supportive Birth Partner #2
#9 Making a noise Make some noise! It is well known that making a noise is an effective form of pain relief. #10 TENS Machine A TENS machine is a device that transmits mild electric impulses to pads on your back. This blocks the pain signals and helps your body to release endorphins.