Ways a doula can help you using a rebozo during labor

What I Learned From the Rebozo Workshop

I use my rebozo all the time! Cool poster showing Rebozo techniques. This is another reason to have a doula, someone experienced who can help you with positioning and comfort in labor.

Flip a Breech

Breech

New Technique to help spin posterior babies - The Lawrence Maneuver (and Deb Lawrence is a great doula and birth activist)

Deb Lawrence, President of the Informed Beginnings certifying cooperative for Childbirth Educators introduces a technique she's developed to open tight hips and pelvic muscles in labor or late pregnancy.

Mothering the Mother With a Rebozo {Mexican midwife, Naoli Vinaver teaching how to use the Rebozo for optimal fetal positioning - VIDEOS!} | The Peaceful Birth Project

Mothering the Mother With a Rebozo {Mexican midwife, Naoli Vinaver teaching how to use the Rebozo for optimal fetal positioning - VIDEOS!

Rebozos as a Tool for Pregnancy and Labor - Pregnancy Birth And Beyond

Pinning to watch later. Birth Movement: Using the Rebozo, Selendang, or Sling in the Hospital Setting

This is an "engagement" technique  for labor to use only after 10 contractions with Abdominal Lift and Tuck. Walcher's Position will allow contractions to engage a baby that is high, not really in the pelvis yet.

Walcher's: Open The Brim

This is an "engagement" technique for labor to use only after 10 contractions with Abdominal Lift and Tuck. Walcher's Position will allow contractions to engage a baby that is high, not really in the pelvis yet. Walcher's & ab lift and tuck

Using active labor positions for childbirth helps the baby descend and the mother's labor progress. Here is a diagram of some great laboring positions. The link below has some great info on the benifit of each position for mama and babe.   http://www.better-childbirth-outcomes.com/positions-for-childbirth.html

Best Positions for Labour

How to Turn a Breech Baby Naturally

How to Turn a Breech Baby Naturally

One of mums friends crawled around on her hands and knees picking up dirt, 3 weeks before delivery and it worked!

walcher's position -- to encourage engagement in a baby that is high, not really in the pelvis yet, though contractions are regular and strong

Walcher's: Open The Brim

Walcher's Position -- to encourage engagement in a baby that is high, not really in the pelvis yet, though contractions are regular and strong

Wonderful resource on breech birth! Check out their awesome fact sheet to aid in decision making about your breech baby birth options!

Breech Turning Techniques - interactive chart with many alternative ways to help baby turn to a more optimal position

Pelvic Floor Release In labor: Let the leg hang like this through 3 contractions and switch sides for another 3 contractions. Stay like this between contractions, too!

Sidelying Release

baby not engaging, or posterior? Pelvic Floor Release In labor: Let the leg hang like this through 3 contractions and switch sides for another 3 contractions. Stay like this between contractions, too!

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