I think it's safe to say that most partners want to be supportive, loving, and genuinely helpful while the laboring mama does the work of bringing their new child into the world. And the good news is that you're not as unprepared as you may feel! With just a little practice & preparation, you can be an amazing birth partner. Here are some easy & straightforward things you can do! Be Present This is the #1 piece of advice that I want to drill into every birth partner's brain.