Joe Marco, the husband you met at the beginning of the chapter, wants his wife to have their baby at
Joe Marco, the husband you met at the beginning of the chapter, wants his wife to have their baby at a hospital and have epidural anesthesia for pain relief. He insists, “The doctors know what they’re doing. We should just let them do their job.” After further speaking with Joe, you discover he does not want Julia to go through the pain of natural childbirth because he fears he will not be able to help her during labor. How would you convey to Joe that natural childbirth can be a positive experience for him and his wife? How would you assure him that he and Julia can have a safe and active part in the birth of their child?