Slide show: Labor positions
Woman in labor sitting with one foot up
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Flexing and extending your legs might help your baby rotate or descend. An asymmetrical position can also offer variety. Try propping up one foot while you're sitting in a sturdy chair. You might want to lean toward the raised foot during each contraction. Support under your knee is helpful if you remain in this position for long.

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