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Welcome to Your Comforting Touch for Birth 
Partner Support Resource Page...

For more Comforting Touch guidance and ideas, download your copy of the complete Comforting Touch for Birth digital guidebook below, including...
  • 12 Guiding Principles of Touch
  • 4 Counter Pressure Techniques
  • 4 Relaxation Techniques
  • 2 Bonus Techniques for Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • 15 Custom Illustrations
  • 10 Demonstration Videos
  • And your Quick Reference Sheet for labor.

A friendly reminder: This guidebook is copyrighted and contains proprietary original content. Please refrain from freely sharing this link. Instead let others know that they can find the class for purchase here and the guidebook here. Your honesty and respect is greatly appreciated.

To start, enjoy this 80-minute Comforting Touch for Birth class on-demand, to learn how to be the most supportive partner you can be in a hands-on way. This video covers the most essential things you need to know on this topic. Have fun practicing! (You have up to 6 months of viewing access at this link.)

Want to get to know more about my background and how Comforting Touch came to be? I introduce myself, Yiska Obadia (doula, massage therapist, acupuncturist and developer of Comforting Touch for Birth) at the beginning of the class so I'll meet you inside! 

Now grab your partner and start learning...

Don't feel like watching the whole class or sifting through the whole guidebook right now? Just want a quick review? Jump straight into each demo video from the class and guidebook by clicking on the technique that interests you below, and enjoy!

Your Comfort Measures Checklist:

  • Explore this list of over 30 comfort measures for birth support.

Try this easy DIY postpartum neck stretch for upper back and neck tension due to, what I call, "newborn neck".

Baby Belly Massage Techniques: 

This short video will guide you through a simple baby belly massage sequence best used preventatively during the first half of the day to support digestion and help prevent (or lessen) gassiness from developing later in the day.


The Comforting Touch for Babies full body baby massage course, including techniques for a more actively gassy baby, is available for purchase here.

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