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Labor Positions?

post #1 of 10
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Has anyone come across a pictoral guide to labor positions?  Something that I could print out online and make into a booklet?

 

Thanks!

post #2 of 10

I got a booklet with labor positions from the childbirth classes I took. Have you taken any yet?


 

post #3 of 10

I can't remember in which one it is, either "Ina May's Guide to Childbirth," or "Spiritual Midwifery," but one of them has quite a number of drawings of different laboring and pushing positions.  They could be easily scanned or photocopied...

post #4 of 10

Penny Simpkin's The Birth Partner has a wealth of drawings and other resources.  The comfort measures from that book are used here in this multi-lingual set of 1 page pamphlets (English version: http://www.attachmentacrosscultures.org/resource/factsheets/comfort/comfort_e.pdf)

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post #6 of 10

I second the Birth Partner by Penny Simpkin. It is, hands down, my favorite book for labor positions and comfort measures.

post #7 of 10

Active Birth by Janet Balaskas

 

 

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post #9 of 10

http://www.childbirthconnection.org/pdfs/comfort-in-labor-simkin.pdf

 

This is a helpful easy to print pdf with pictures of different labor positions along with comfort techneiques.

post #10 of 10

I am an LCCE and teach private childbirth classes. I use this great color handout to discuss labor positions.

 

http://www.injoyvideos.com/mothersadvocate/pdf/hbyw-PositionsForLabor.pdf

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