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Childbirth Breathing Techniques

Although the midwife at my prenatal class said she wouldn’t teach us any particular breathing techniques for labor because our body knows how to breathe, my thirst for knowledge won. I picked up HypnoBirthing: The Mongan Method: A natural approach to a safe, easier, more comfortable birthing (3rd Edition) and here’s what I learned about breathing techniques […]

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Perineal massage

Prenatal Classes – Lesson 1

I started my prenatal classes for natural childbirth today and here’s what I learnt: birthing and being a mom is an event you can prepare for, here are some practical things every pregnant lady should do to prepare: PERINEAL MASSAGE – locate your perineum (it’s the area between your vulva and anus). Wash and dry. Apply […]

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