Research shows that the excess force from long periods of breath holding while sustaining pushing and pushing in an uncoordinated way may be harmful to the perineum, resulting in tears and weaker pelvic floor muscles, months or years after birth. This class will cover the relationship between the baby and the pelvis and the role of the pelvic floor in birth. Education on physiological 2nd stage of labor and how to push with or without an epidural and how to best to protect the pelvic floor and core to minimize damage. This presentation will provide an overview of physiologic 2nd stage, some birth positions, and breath for the different phases of pushing.
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