Natural Ways to Manage Labor Pain
There are many things you can try to help cope with the pain of labor.
- Take a childbirth class so you can learn what to expect and learn skills for managing pain.
- Have a supportive partner support you through your labor and delivery.
- Breathing techniques
- Relaxation techniques
- Focal point
- Eating and drinking
- Frequent position changes
- Hot or cold packs
- Warm bath or shower
- Words of encouragement
- Self confidence, knowing that you can doing it and having trust in your body.