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Noun: labor coach
Usage: US (elsewhere: labour coach)
  1. An assistant (often the father of the soon-to-be-born child) who provides support for a woman in labor by encouraging her to use techniques learned in childbirth-preparation classes
    - birthing coach, doula, monitrice, labour coach [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: labor coaches

Type of: aid, assistant, help, helper, supporter