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Best Positions for labor to Ease Pain (Recommended before labor)

Try these positions to ease your pain and discomfort during contractions. BY KIM SCHWORM ACOSTA 1OF 6 Soothing Labor Positions The standard hospital labor position—semi- or fully reclining—is not ideal. When you're lying on your back, your uterus compresses major blood vessels, potentially depriving the baby of oxygen and making you dizzy or queasy. In addition, when you're reclining,