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    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
    Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
    Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Last Revised November 13, 2013

    Last Revised: November 13, 2013

    Author: Healthwise Staff

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

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