The benefits of water in pregnancy, labour & birth 💦

Water can play a significant part for some women, throughout pregnancy, during active labour and also birth.

Swimming is great exercise for mums to be, as It allows them to feel weightless and is gentle on mums joints, as well as the great benefits exercise has on the mind

Water in active labour could be used to experience the soothing sensation from a shower, with the constant flow on your back.

Or in the bath to provide comfort, helping mum to relax and in turn producing those wonderful endorphins (making labour far more comfortable).

Water births provide mum with a wonderful weightless feeling, can help prevent tearing and the pool acts as a wonderful private cave for mum, contributing to an efficient labour

Would love to know your thoughts 💭?

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