Ins and Outs of Squatting Births

Feeling fidgety? Learn how squatting births can ease contractions, lessen your chances of a C-section and get your newborn baby into your arms ASAP.
pregnant woman in labor

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Traditionally, women give birth lying down, but more and more women are assuming the squatting position for labor and delivery -- a move often reserved for the gym. Why? Squatting births can be a great way to have a "quick and easy" labor day, but you have to squat at the right time and in the correct way. So we asked experts to offer insight on the ins and outs of squatting births.

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