Even if you don't there, that seems to be the nature of the relationship, and that alone will trigger an adrenaline in
you that will slow the progression of labor. Adrenaline blocks oxytocin
, a natural hormone released by your body to promote contractions. Bodies are primeval - they need darker, quiet, safe environments to relax, to open, and birth a baby. If he's no help, then his presence is toxic. That's his own fault. It's about you. You and that baby.