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Labor & Birth Positions

Most women are asked to lie on their back to give birth at the hospital. It is indeed more convenient for medical team to observe. But is it really more convenient for mothers and babies? The answer is simple: NO!

First, it’s not always been like that, it’s only very recently that women were asked to lie on their back. Imagine how babies must fight against gravity when their mother is in that position. So what would be a more natural position to give birth? There are actually many!

Old drawing of a woman sitting upright to give birth
Birth position lateral
Birth position kneeling
Birth positions

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