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How to Achieve Perfect Relaxation in Natural Childbirth

How to Achieve Perfect Relaxation in Natural Childbirth

Tip from Natural Childbirth Exercise Essentials by Rhondda Hartman

 

 

Mental Preparation During Labor

During labor, keep your body loose and limp

Tip from Natural Childbirth Exercise Essentials by Rhondda Hartman

 

 

Step 5 of 12 Essentials for Natural Childbirth: Relaxation, Part 1

The meaning of the word “relaxation” as used in Natural Childbirth may be very different from your past experience. It is a skill that you will find useful for the rest of your life. Nothing is needed more in our stress-filled lives than learning to relax.

Here is what the word means to me and to you, from now on.

Relaxation takes mental activity to keep you physically inactive. In other words, you work hard with your mind to keep your body still and quiet! It is very different from sleep, when our minds probably fall asleep before our bodies relax. Relaxing takes mental discipline, especially while the uterus is in hard contraction.

Natural Childbirth Tip: Actions for the Second Stage of Labor

Take full, deep breaths and push hard during the second stage of labor.

Tip from Natural Childbirth Exercise Essentials by Rhondda Hartman

 

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