Phoenix Private & Prenatal Yoga Teacher, Doula, Childbirth Educator

Nurturing Joyous Life

Emily Carden: Private & Prenatal Yoga Teacher, Birth Doula, Postpartum Doula and Childbirth Educator in Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tempe, AZ

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Comfort Measures: For Labor & For Life

In childbirth, probably the most important and valuable thing you can do is start to learn about the variety of comfort measures available to you in life.

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Self Soothing

It's called self-soothing. Its your way (and there may be many!) of keeping yourself calm.

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The Importance of Fetal Positioning

Sitting and reclining in most couches puts the body in a "rounded" like position in which the shoulders are hunched forward, the front ribs are pushed down to the abdomen and the pelvis is completely tilted backward, forcing the tailbone into a semi-permanent "tucked" position. This is awful for having a baby.

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