Communication Pitfalls & Pointers for Birthing Couples
Feb 12, 2020
Anyone else experience pregnancy hormones drawing you away from your partner instead of closer? You're not alone! This important time in your life may shed light on communication skills that could use a little improvement. So, we've given you tons of examples and incredible tips and exercises to keep your communication strong and open. The best part is all of this will transfer into how you communicate and lean on your partner during birth.
[2:00] Marriage + Pregnancy & Parenthood = time to level up your communication skills
[2:25] How does poor communication show up in labor and birth?
[7:50] The most important step in building communication
[8:48] We discuss The Five Love Languages
[10:35] Our first communication exercise for you!
[10:45] It's important to recognize that pregnancy affects both people
[15:12] Two more communication exercises for you!
[16:43] The sandwich method
[20:27] The magic of creating a check-in time
[22:09] The importance of studying birth together
[27:15] Lead-in questions for communicating about birth
[28:20] To our single moms + moms that don't have a supportive partner
[29:00] For moms who may be in an abusive situation
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