Birth partners

Tips for birthing partners

Birthing partners have an important role in supporting women in labour. Here we offer some useful tips for birth partners on planning, communicating and helping throughout.

Birthing partners and birth support

Having a birthing partner present can make a woman feel supported in labour, so it is always good to plan ahead. Read about how a birth partner can help in pregnancy.

Choosing your birthing partner

Birthing partners provide valuable support for pregnant women during labour. You can choose your birth companions from partners, relatives, friends or professionals.