Planning for Labor


    Movement in Labor
    Blog: Planning for Labor | By: Lamaze International | Released: April 24, 2012, 11:52 am

    Research shows that moving freely in labor improves a woman’s sense of control, decreases her need for pain medication, and may reduce the length of her labor. Sometimes it is hard to move in labor due to routine procedures or lack of support and space.

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    Labor Positions
    Blog: Planning for Labor | By: Lamaze International | Released: April 24, 2012, 11:51 am

    The pros and cons of 11 common labor positions.

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    Stages of Labor
    Blog: Planning for Labor | By: Lamaze International | Released: April 24, 2012, 11:50 am

    Your step-by-step guide to giving birth

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    Tips for Finding a Doula
    Blog: Planning for Labor | By: Lamaze International | Released: April 24, 2012, 11:49 am

    History, common wisdom, and research tell us that women who have continuous support in labor have a higher chance of giving birth vaginally, use less pain medication in labor, and are more likely to remember their births as positive experiences. These tips will help you...

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    Birth Team
    Blog: Planning for Labor | By: Lamaze International | Released: April 24, 2012, 11:40 am

    ou're not in this alone. Surround yourself with a caring birth team.

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    Planning for Labor

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