Enjoy trying these quizzes. If you have questions after reading the answers you can ask your health care providers for more information. These topics are also covered in more detail in many of the books shown on the website. You can attend a childbirth class where many of these topics will also be discussed at length.
Labor is an athletic event. Using heat (and cold) is a great comfort measure during pregnancy and your labor. Once you heat up one of these pads they will stay warm for a long time and can provide relief for Mothers experiencing back labor
Birthing / Exercise Ball
Optimal fetal positioning can keep you comfortable late in pregnancy and during your labor. Sitting on a birthing ball keep the uterus forward and off your back. This keeps the baby's back to the front of the uterus. In this position, the baby will enter the birth canal with
The Birth Partner, by Penny Simkin, PT.
Penny Simkin is well known for her books and videos on the subject of childbirth.
This book will be helpful to anyone planning to support a woman in labor and birth.