In this DadLabs video Daddy Clay and Daddy Brad discuss the five phrases Dads should never say in the labor and delivery room. These five phrases should be avoided at all cost during the birth of a baby. Starting with number 5, Is that normal? Nev...
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Daddy Clay: Daddy Brad, its a really exciting time, because basically any day now, you can you could get the big call, and go rushing right out of the door. Daddy Brad: Yes and my wife is getting ready to have the baby too. Daddy Clay: Which is why now is a good time to review the five things that a dad should never say during labor and delivery. Daddy Brad: Today's no-nos are brought to you by BabyBjorn. And why aren't there yes-yesses? If there were yes-yesses, BabyBjorn would be yes-yes. Daddy Clay: You know Daddy Brad, this episode is all offer you in honor of the impending birth of your third child, and we offer these five phrases for dads to avoid while they are in the labor and delivery room. You know, just thank you on behalf of all dadlabs; I want to thank you for your willingness to have a third child just for the company. Daddy Brad: Well, you're welcome. Whatever it takes. Daddy Clay: So, I have in my hand, the five phrases to avoid. The number five phrase, "Is that normal?" Even if you think your voice is completely devoid of fear or is that normal? Daddy Brad: Don't say that. Mommy Marcella: If the mom sees the dad, you know, start to have a feeling of panic or start to feeling of disruption, and then it's going to affect her nervous system and affect the process of the labor. It could even stop or slow down the labor, if she's really worrying about if the dad is worrying. So, while it's understandable for the dad to be a little worried sometimes, maybe he can go ask a care provider or a nurse about what's going on and try to keep himself calm for the mom as much as possible. Daddy Brad: Holy crap! In that vein you want to avoid the holy crap! Smooth and steady. Daddy Clay: That's a good ambition for you. Daddy Brad: Yeah. Daddy Clay: Holy crap is a subset of -- Daddy Brad: Yeah I'm exited. Daddy Clay: Okay, Number four; we know my mom says -- Mommy Tina: I think moms forget what it was like. The mother in law's best way is to listen. I think less advice is better. Maybe the mother could give her an important task outside of the room. You know, it's a special time for the husband and the wife. Daddy Brad: Yeah, that's a big no, no. birth is a very personal and intense experience and you wife doesn't want to hear anything about anybody else especially you mama. I know from the first one. I was telling about the history of childbirth and got knocked up side of the head with an emesis tray. Do you know what an emesis tray is? Daddy Clay: I think that an emesis tray is the kidney shape plastic receptacle that you put your vomit into it. Daddy Brad: Yes, yes. Daddy Clay: Was it an empty one? Daddy Brad: Thankfully it was. Daddy Clay: Moving on to the number three phrase to avoid during labor and delivery. Why is the birth in the metric system? Daddy Brad: Do you have to say like an erne's voice. You don't want to say that. Regardless of how you sound, even if you are, you has like do conversion in your head just - Mommy Jodi: So when I'm in labor I like to be the one who's funny but that's just a personal battle between me and Owen. It totally depends on the momma and where she's at, but most women, especially when labor gets really intense, any talking at all feels like a lot. Dads should be listening to moms, listening to like their words and also adjust to their body language and some moms be totally fine with jokes and some moms will feel, like they want a more serious tone in the room. Daddy Brad: Man, I'm not going to make another joke again until Halloween, because laughing is very painful after birth. Daddy Clay: It's even worse if you got a c-section. You know, humor and sex are actually on a similar, sort of return curve postpartum. So, now we're going to move on to the number two phrase, that you should avoid in the labor and delivery room if you are dad "Honey, I'm not sure I'm ready for this." Daddy Brad: Little late. Daddy Clay: -- missed your window with that one. Although you want address your insid

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