Prepare Your Body for Labor by Correct Alignment

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Alignment is key in keeping both pelvic stability and muscles tension where it should be during pregnancy and birth.  With correct alignment the muscles that need to be stretched are stretched and the muscles that need to be strengthened are strengthened.  Below are some exercises and stretches to make sure your alignment during pregnancy is correct.

 

Untuck the Pelvis

Drop the Ribs

Knee Position


Foot Alignment with Whole Body Alignment and Stretches

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Rachel has worked as a register nurse (BSN from University of Utah) since 2004 with a work history in Labor and Delivery, NICU and Postpartum Care. She is also the founder of New Beginnings Doula Training which she organized in 2011. When she's not busy being a mother and grandmother, she can be found reading research papers related to some aspect of childbirth.

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