Coping Tools

Confident Childbirth MethodSM Coping Tools

When you complete a Confident Childbirth course, you will enter birth prepared with a “toolbox” of skills to help you manage contractions with confidence.  Not only will we teach you what to do, but you will learn how and when to implement each tool.  Each is a time-tested, tried-and-true technique with a proven record of success in helping women achieve natural childbirth, including more than:

18 Positions of comfort for normal labor
11 Positions of comfort for backache in labor
8 Positions of comfort for pushing
5 Comfort measures
5 Breathing techniques
with unlimited variations
4 Relaxation techniques
including guided imagery scripts
3 Pressure techniques
to alleviate back pain