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Simone's empowered birth

Simone's empowered birth
The TENS machine was amazing, definitely took the edge off. I alternated positions a lot, and changed it up between meditation music and the high energy playlist when I needed to get moving. Jan did light touch massage for relaxation and firmer pressure on my hips when I needed it. I really focussed on keeping loose, light and happy. I felt really good and in control most of the time.

Stand and Deliver - A midwife speaks out about birthing positions

Birthing positions, birthing upright, birthing ball, birthing lying down or standing up, birth plan, midwife, Hannah Dahlen, midwifery research, easier labour, the virgin birth painting, mobile, natural birthing, gravity, risk of tear or tearing labour
Hollywood movies, old paintings (and selfies on Instagram) have taught us that women give birth with perfect hair and makeup in a hospital bed. 78%...