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5 natural ways to deal with labour pain

When the time comes to give birth to your baby, you know that it will be hard but oh so worth it in the end. There are many methods of pain relief offered to you but there are conditions and limits to when these can be administered. An epidural, for example, is sometimes only offered to you once you are 6 cm dilated.

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So, what can you and your partner do to try and relieve some of the discomfort? Here are five methods of natural pain relief for labour.

1. Walk

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If you can, it is highly recommended to walk around during labour. It has two benefits; it distracts you from the pain of contractions and it helps move the process along more quickly. Also, walking around will help you to pass the time between contractions.

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