Log In Sign Up

Can you recommend online reading for ways to cope with labor pain?


Forum: Natural Childbirth

Notices

Welcome to the JustMommies Message Boards.

We pride ourselves on having the friendliest and most welcoming forums for moms and moms to be! Please take a moment and register for free so you can be a part of our growing community of mothers. If you have any problems registering please drop an email to boards@justmommies.com.

Our community is moderated by our moderation team so you won't see spam or offensive messages posted on our forums. Each of our message boards is hosted by JustMommies hosts, whose names are listed at the top each board. We hope you find our message boards friendly, helpful, and fun to be on!

Reply Post New Topic
  Subscribe To Natural Childbirth LinkBack Topic Tools Search this Topic Display Modes
  #1  
January 3rd, 2010, 11:40 AM
morebluethanpink
Guest
Posts: n/a
Yep, that about sums it up.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
January 3rd, 2010, 12:39 PM
frugality=reality
Guest
Posts: n/a
I don't know if this first one is your speed, as it does have religious connotations throughout, but it is a good read.

America Magazine - A Fiery Gift

Hormones Driving Labor and Birth | Vision, Mission & Beliefs :: Childbirth Connection

Why Natural Childbirth?

Managing Labor Pain Naturally -- Labor and Delivery -- WhatToExpect.com

Learning to Use Relaxation for Labor


I found with my first that the very best preparation was to be completely prepared for what would happen, and then to tell myself, "my body was made for this. I can do this. This is not more than I can handle."

Good luck!!
Reply With Quote
  #3  
January 3rd, 2010, 01:13 PM
Platinum Supermommy
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Michigan
Posts: 26,402


I didn't practice any breathing techniques or specific ways to cope with labor pain. Instead I watched birth videos and read birth stories and reminded myself that my body was made to labor and birth my baby. My midwives had told me a lot of helpful information, reminding me that this was how nature intended our bodies to birth our babies and to find my comfort zone and do what felt most natural to me. I think a key is being someplace you are comfortable (at least it was for me). When you are comfortable, you will feel free to work with with your contractions and act any way that you want to. That means making sure you are in an environment that relaxes you and having only supportive people around you.
__________________
Andrea, mom to 3 beautiful girls - Abigail (8) Annabelle (6) and Alexis (3)

Expecting baby #4 in April - It's a BOY!


Two Little Monkies on Etsy
Reply With Quote
  #4  
January 3rd, 2010, 01:56 PM
moon~maiden's Avatar Cheryl~ birth truster
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: south eastern Mass
Posts: 13,088
when in doubt, check the subforum! Lots of great stuff in there.

http://www.justmommies.com/forums/f3...ain-labor.html (Pain in Labor)

also-

http://www.justmommies.com/forums/f3...irth-fear.html (Emotional Preparation for Childbirth/ fear)
Reply With Quote
Reply

Topic Tools Search this Topic
Search this Topic:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 07:17 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0