Slide show: Labor positions
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Lunging might help your baby rotate or descend. You might try leaning forward while standing up. Raise one foot on a sturdy chair. Gently lean toward the raised foot during the next contraction. If a chair is too high for comfort, use a footstool. You can lunge without accessories, too. Put one foot ahead of the other, then bend the forward knee and lean toward it.

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