Why Counter-Pressure is Counter-Productive During Labor (and what to do instead)

Counter-pressure is a common pain relief technique for labor. It’s recommended in many natural childbirth classes and it does, in fact bring relief. It also brings a lot of jokes about exhausted daddies pushing on mommy’s back – and it brings a lot horror stories about the painful labors it’s used in. So just what is … Continue reading Why Counter-Pressure is Counter-Productive During Labor (and what to do instead)