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 for comfort and coping with contractions. 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.
To distract from the intensity of contractions
Setting the environment
Supporting the best mindset
Other things to buy for comfort and support
Pro tip: Hire a DOULA.
While this list isn’t all you’ll need to prepare for birth or pack for the birth location, don’t forget to include items that will support you to have a more comfortable birth.
If there’s anything you would add, comment on the blog and I may add it to the list.
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