Childbirth is the greatest event in every
women’s life. Having had fantasies about
pregnancy and motherhood, when confront with
the reality, many of them have doubt in their
ability to cope with this great event in their lives.
Influenced by family, friends and relatives, they
get prepared in different ways as they approach
the experience of childbirth.
Childbirth: Childbirth, also known as labor and
delivery, is the ending of a pregnancy by one or
more babies leaving a woman's uterus by
vaginal passage or Caesarean section. And also
called natural, educated, or cooperative
6. METHODS OF CHILBIRTH PREPARATION
term coined by Dr.
Read in the 1930s
He countered women's fears with education about the physiological process, encouraged
a positive welcoming attitude, corrected false information
11. LAMAZE METHOD
This involves voluntary relaxation of the abdominal muscles through proper
breathing in order to increase oxygen intake and distract the mother from labor
The woman is taught to replace responses of restlessness, fear etc.
The mother-to-be is taught exercises
that strengthen the abdominal muscles
and relax the perineum.
12. BRADLEY METHOD
A coach may be any significant other such as a friend, mother, sister, aunt,
grandmother, or husband Involves the concepts of leading, guiding,
supporting, caring, and to gain the confidence.
The Bradley Method focuses on preparing the mother for a natural
childbirth coached by her partner. The emphasis is on being
prepared for an unassisted vaginal birth without medication.
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completeness of the
misconceptions if any about
the maternity role.
Determining their ability to
understand information and
Assessing their motivation to
learn and becoming familiar
with any personal or cultural
values that may influence their
acceptance of information.
Choosing the time of optimum
readiness for motivation to
Limiting the amount of
new information given at
Summarizing and writing
Providing feedback mechanism to assess learning,
such as asking client to repeat the information,
16. EDUCATIONAL NEEDS:
Anatomical and physiological
changes in pregnancy.
The labor and
Sign of lobor, nutrition and sign of
complications in pregnancy.
regular prenatal care
Hospital admission and daily routine
procedure, hospital policies affecting mother-
precaution. Preparation for natural childbirth-
exercises, hygiene and fetal
clothes and other
General health care
and newborn care
17. FACTORS INFLUENCING FAMILY ROLES
18. RESPONIBILITY OF MOTHER TOWARDS
1) For the mother: Pads (NO
Ice packs (for incision or vagina)
(If breastfeeding) loose bras, emollients
19. 2) For the baby:
(At birth) Swaddling and/or
Grooming kit (baby nail clippers, nasal aspirator,
thermometer, bottle nipple, etc)
21. RESPONIBILITY OF FATHER TOWARDS
1) The Birth:-
basics at a
Talk to your partner about pain
management during delivery.
Learn massage to help your
partner through delivery.
If you have other children,
arrange for childcare during
Make a list of family and
friends to notify when baby is
Map the best route to
22. 2) Baby Care and Bonding:-
Attend parenting classes with your partner.
Learn how holding and feeding helps with bonding.
Learn to change diapers so your wife can rest.
Pick up your favorite childhood books to read to the baby
Ask about well-baby visits.
Read up on child development for the years ahead
23. 3) Work and Finances:-
Look into paternity leave. Line up family health
Start a college or special fund
if you care
Consider talking with a financial
24. ADVADVANTAGES OF PARENTHOOD
It is a vital step in economic and social planning.
It maintains peace and harmony within the family
It improves socio cultural changes which are the
It provides an opportunity for the couple to decide the family size, budgeting
the family expenses.
Promotes safe motherhood technique and procedure.
Promotes the health and welfare of mother and children specific and the family
and total community in general.
25. Reduces the morbidity and mortality of mother and child.
Make the women, couple and other members within the family to accept
and adopt the changes in the holistic manner.
Receiving proper guidance and counseling technique with appropriate health care
Parents will be able to give proper attention and concern for child’s development activities.