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Old 10-06-2012, 04:47 AM   #26
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Re: If you had a hospital birth - did they allow pushing while squatting?

Originally Posted by an_aurora View Post
I used the squat bar with DD1, who was born in a hospital with an epi. I pushed for an hour against a numb bottom, which was super frustrating. Finally they put the squat bar on the bed, looped a sheet around it, propped my feet against the bar and had be pull the sheet. She was born within minutes of pushing that way.
I wish I had a picture of this way and of the way another mama explained it up further (sounded similar that she could hold the pushes in between)... I'm trying to picture it and can't see what the sheet is doing/where it is.
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