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Lowering yourself from hands-and-knees can help you calm and gather
yourself. This position is used to ease the physical and emotional intensity of
labor. It is also used to take pressure off of the back and may help shift a
baby to a more favorable position. You may find it eases back labor.
Current as of:
June 4, 2014
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
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