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Woman in labor kneeling on birthing ball
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Sometimes kneeling helps ease back pain. Kneeling while leaning forward can also help open your pelvis. Use a birthing ball or pile of pillows for support. In the hospital, raise the head of the bed. Kneel on the lower part of the bed while resting your arms and upper body on the top of the bed.

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