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Childbirth: Acupressure for Pain Relief During Labor

If you're looking for alternative ways to handle pain management during labor, you may want to consider acupressure. This is similar to acupuncture in the way that it works, but there are no needles. ... more »
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Childbirth: Breathing Exercises for Pain Relief in Labor

Practicing breathing exercises is one of the best ways to be prepared for childbirth. It can help reduce fear and stress, and can allow the labor and delivery to go more smoothly. ... more »
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Childbirth: Visualization Methods for Pain Relief

Using visualization methods as a tool for pain management during labor and delivery can be highly beneficial. Because labor is a very intense process, it's important that you get through it with as little stress and anxiety as possible. ... more »
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Childbirth: Massage for Labor and Delivery

Getting a body massage can feel wonderful. Whether you have a full body rubdown or the masseuse focuses on just a few areas of tension, you can leave feeling great. Massage is relaxing and can remove pain and tension from areas like your shoulders and back. ... more »
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Childbirth: Reflexology for Labor and Delivery

More women are turning to reflexology as part of their plans for a good experience with labor and delivery. It can be used throughout a pregnancy, and can also be used in the delivery room as labor progresses. ... more »
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Childbirth: Prenatal Yoga for Stress Relief and Pain Management

Among the great ways to become better prepared for childbirth is prenatal yoga. It can also help you stay fit and keep you relaxed during your pregnancy. Lowering your stress level is good for you and your baby. ... more »
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Childbirth: Hypnotherapy for Pain Management

There are many ways to get through the pain of childbirth. One of the less conventional options is the use of hypnotherapy. When it's used in this way, it's often called hypnobirthing. ... more »
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Clothing and Fetal Safety

Unfortunately, holding onto that pre-pregnancy body is not just not an option which means a new wardrobe will be necessary.  ... more »
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Caring for the Baby When Mom Breastfeeds

Moms who breastfeed do have an advantage over dad when it comes to bonding with the baby, but that does not have to be the steadfast rule.    ... more »
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Assisted Breathing

Whether the woman has chosen a natural childbirth or a labor with pain medication, breathing is essential to the health of the baby during this stressful time. ... more »

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