Fathers Make a World of Difference
(phrase imprinted on ball)
Mothers have had
birth balls for decades and now fathers get one too.
This one is also known as a
stress-release ball. It fits in the palm of the hand and when repeatedly
squeezed it will burn adrenaline, reduce stress and produce a more
This is very valuable when it comes to a
father's contribution to the time of pregnancy and especially birth. If dad
is relaxed it will contribute to his pregnant partner's calm.
As you will
learn from my book and/or your birth preparation classes oxytocin is a
necessary and even crucial hormone for a successful labour. Adrenaline
will affect a mother's production of oxytocin even if it is present in
others in the labouring mother's environment. Oxytocin will also help
with pain relief, naturally. "Fathers Make a World of
Difference", burn-off your adrenaline and support your partner's
production of oxytocin.