25 Powerful Photos of Dads in the Delivery Room
Sometimes, all she needs is to know you’re there.
Just the pressure of dad’s hands on her back can help. Mama is doing the most in labor and delivery. OK, let’s be honest: mama has been doing the most for the last 40 weeks! But that doesn’t mean that dad doesn’t play a huge role in what’s going on. Sometimes, the best thing a dad can do in the delivery room is just place a gentle, supportive hand on mom while she’s in the midst of a contraction or catching her breath. There’s something about the warmth of that hand that can have such a calming effect. It might not seem like much, but this is something that dads do well.