[ARTICLE] When your partner misses the birth: Essential Baby February 2016

Midwife Amanda Bude says it’s not that common for partners to miss their baby’s birth, but still recommends having a ‘contingency plan’.

She advises having a second and third ‘back-up’ person in case you go into labour while your partner’s away. The back-up person can be a close friend, family member, doula or midwife.

That person should know what to bring to hospital if the time comes, and what you would like them to do during the birth (either be there and take videos or photos, or wait outside). Your support person should also know your birth plans.

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