Practicing Labor Coping Skills: Movement and Positions

1hr Drop-In – Multi Class Series

Pain-coping skills are life skills, not just labor skills. The more they are practiced, the more easily they can be accessed and used during labor.

The evidence shows that birthing people should be encouraged to labor and push in the positions they find most comfortable. Upright positions have been associated with lower perceived pain and higher satisfaction. We’ll review and explore movement and positions most useful for dilation and pushing.