07 Mar '12, 3pm

Top 10...tips for a natural labour - Green Living - The Ecologist

Top 10...tips for a natural labour - Green Living - The Ecologist

Each year women all over the country experience the joys, and (let’s face it) pains, of childbirth. In 2010 there were 723,165 live births in England and Wales, up 22 per cent from 2001, according to figures released by the Office for National Statistics [ONS]. But whether it’s your first pregnancy or your fifth, preparing for birth can be a daunting process, which makes giving birth au naturel – that’s no drugs or pain relief of any kind – look like a masochistic challenge. Nonetheless, according to the most recent ONS statistics, 2.5 percent of women in England and Wales did just that. Despite the pain, giving birth without drugs isn’t the crazy idea it seems to be at first glance. Minimal intervention means getting the most natural birth experience possible and the lack of body-numbing drugs puts you firmly in the driving seat. You won’t be pinned to the bed by heavy le...

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