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Does reflexology help during labor?

Paula Greer
Midwifery Nursing
I have been using reflexology and accupressure in labor for years to help babies to rotate and descend, to make contractions stronger and help mom with pain relief. A trained provider may use these tools to help mom in labor. There are pressure points to be avoided during pregnancy so leave this in the hands of the professionals.

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