If you'd like to easily print this, here is a free PDF you can download and save to your phone or computer and print. This PDF has check boxes for you mark off as you gather the support supplies you want.
These are supplies and tools to use. You may want to buy these things during pregnancy to prepare for the birth. There are also many other methods of coping with contractions including movement, positioning, hydrotherapy, counter-pressure, massage, and more.
If there are any other supplies you use to provide comfort during labor or cope with contractions, feel welcome to comment on the blog. I may add it to the list.
Also, you will need towels to dry off if you are getting in and out of the tub or shower. Water is a wonderful method of natural pain relief and relaxation. Get some towels that you don’t mind getting dirty.
To distract from the intensity of contractions
Supporting the best mindset
P.S. Don’t forget batteries (and backup batteries) for anything that needs it. Bring a spare charger for your phone and tablet.
Pro tip: Hire a DOULA.
Maternal-infant Wellness Education