labor coach


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Noun1.labor coach - an assistant (often the father of the soon-to-be-born child) who provides support for a woman in labor by encouraging her to use techniques learned in childbirth-preparation classeslabor coach - an assistant (often the father of the soon-to-be-born child) who provides support for a woman in labor by encouraging her to use techniques learned in childbirth-preparation classes
assistant, helper, help, supporter - a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "my invaluable assistant"; "they hired additional help to finish the work"
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In an Instagram post, the new mother discussed that she originally planned to have a water birth, and took months to prepare for it with a doula, a trained labor coach.
The interactive focus to this labor support seminar engages multiple senses of each learner and demands full focus as the students learn the practical and hands-on aspects of being a labor coach.
Doulas are like having a personal childbirth educator and labor coach.