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Kneeling on All Fours

Picture of a woman kneeling on all fours (on her hands and knees)

Kneeling can be used to reduce the intensity of contractions and to try to turn a posterior-facing baby. You may find that kneeling eases back labor.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Last Revised November 2, 2011

Last Revised: November 2, 2011

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology

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