Pregnancy puts enormous physical and mental stress for expectant mothers. Fetal development, hormonal and body shape changes are few to name. In this phase the husbands shall engage more to the process. To cite studies results, expectant mothers who were accompanied by their husbands during labor were less likely to experience post partum blues than those who didn’t.
Husband’s presence during childbirth also contributing in shortening labor, relaxing the wife, that reduce labor pains as well as rectal bleeding risks. This will also benefit the babies whom recording better APGAR score (initial examination for newborns, covering appearance (skin color), pulse (heart rate), grimace (reflex response), activity (activity), respiration (breathing) and have better health.