A great list for pregnant mamas! Breathing exercises, pain management, prenatal yoga, perineal 'massage', I’ve rounded up what ended up being the 25 most useful resources in both of my birthing experiences to help me prepare for labor in view of natural childbirth. 25 Ways To Prepare For Labor (Physically and Mentally) - Part 1
If they are appropriate for you, Kegel exercises, along with Perineum Massage, help to prepare the pelvic floor for birth, as well as aid in postnatal recovery. Here are 6 exercises for the health and maintenance of the perineum that you can do all throughout your pregnancy and within a few days after birth.
Why do upright positions matter? When the mother is in an upright position it can help the baby to be in the best (easiest) position for birth, making more space within her pelvis than if she is semi-sitting or lying on her back on a bed. Current research has shown that this can make labor shorter and giving birth easier as well as increase safety for the mother and her baby by reducing the risks of complications during birth. #labor #labour #birth #positions #upright #evidence #CUBsupport
How To Do Perineal Massage? : Studies found that a perineal massage for labor is an effective technique to prevent a tear in the perineum. MomJunction tells you more about this massage, the techniques to follow and how it works. #pregnancy #pregnant #healthypregnancy #perinealmassage #pregnancycare #womenhealth