Labor Isn’t Starting or Starts and Stops?

By: Gail Tully |
May 14, 2013 |
Birthing
Baby is engaged – dipped into pelvis

 

To begin, we have to help the baby into the pelvis to get effective contractions:
https://www.spinningbabies.com/more-info/for-pregnancy/38-weeks-is-baby-engaged-yet (info)
https://www.spinningbabies.com/more-info/in-labor/helping-baby-engage-in-labor (what to do)
For everyone in a leisurely start of labor:
https://www.spinningbabies.com/more-info/in-labor/what-to-do-first-and-second-in-labor
Perhaps quite useful:
https://www.spinningbabies.com/more-info/in-labor/the-long-labor
If you feel little kicks and wiggles in front:
https://www.spinningbabies.com/more-info/in-labor/for-a-posterior-labor
Sifting with rebozo, lift and jiggle belly
And suggested for all to do, in this order:
https://www.spinningbabies.com/techniques/activities-for-fetal-positioning/rebozo-sifting
https://www.spinningbabies.com/techniques/activities-for-fetal-positioning/inversion
DO NOT DO ANY INVERSION IF YOU HAVE HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE or the risk of a stroke, or a loose womb and your water is broke with out baby being engaged at the time of the inversion. See instructions.

https://www.spinningbabies.com/techniques/activities-for-fetal-positioning/pelvic-floor-release

Sidelying release must be both sides!
Forward-leaning inversion
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