Do not panic
You need to stay calm and not panic yourself after your wife is in this situation. You want to ease the stress on her and not increase. Be prepared to see all kind of body fluids and other things which comes out. In case you do not feel comfortable, it is advisable for you take nausea medication before entering the delivery room.
Distract your wife from painful contractions
You need to divert your wife’s attention from the painful contractions to some other things. In order to do this, you can give books and magazines to her if she is in labor for several hours. You can even provide her a portable DVD inside the hospital so she can pass time. In addition to these, you can even play with her with cards or some board game.
Provide snacks and candies
You should give your wife snacks in case she feels hungry during lengthy labor. In case her mouth gets dirty, you can provide her some chewing candies or even mints. Bring these items when you go to the hospital.
In order to relieve pains, you need to work on acupressure points. However, do practice on these procedures before birth.
Fulfil your wife needs
You should help your wife taking deep breath and should encourage her when she is frightened. Give her massages if she require. You should also give your wife water and have a warm blanket in case your wife feels cold. Let her relax in a warm bath.
Make her feel special
You need to forget about yourself and ignore if you are in vain such having backache or anything. Focus on your wife at this time and make her feel special. Be as much supportive as you can. Even if your wife yells at you or push you away, you should stay calm and be supportive.