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Kneeling

Kneeling

A woman kneeling and leaning on pillows or on a birth ball

Kneeling over a chair, ball, or cushions is good for active labor and for when you need to rest, concentrate, or calm yourself. This position is easy to move into and out of when you feel the need to change position. You may find it eases back labor.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Current as of June 4, 2014

Current as of: June 4, 2014

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology

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