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Old 02-08-2013, 07:49 AM   #28
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Re: hoping to have a natural birth...what materials should I look into?

hypnobirthing!!! I am so glad I took the class and read the book with my first. Both of my births have been natural hospital water births. I truly did breath my babies down until my body took over as suggested. No push coaching! This time around, I envisioned the areas of my body where I was in pain from labor in a box and didn't let that sensation affect the rest of my body (like going into panic or tensing up) and I would vocalize to myself that it was "just right there" when the contractions were really intense.
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