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Positions for Labor

Sometimes your movements or positions are limited because of interventions , medications or birth place policies . Try to use positions that feel right to you , continue to change positions often and avoid laying on your back for an extended period of time .


Side lying with open hips Reclining
Sitting forward leaning with heat Hands and knees
Leaning on ball with hip squeeze
Asymmetric kneel over ball
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