How Will I Be Born? Optimal Foetal Positioning Explained: What babies wish their mothers knew. Jean Sutton, co-author of Understanding and Teaching Optimal Foetal Positioning, has written a marvelous little book for pregnant moms. She starts with a look at the normal birth process and the anatomy of giving birth. She then explains how lifestyle changes can help the baby move into the proper position. The next chapter describes the actual process of labor and birth.