3. Massage Now, you won’t know if you’ll want to be touched or not until you’re in labor, but massage can be an excellent pain management tool if you are able to tolerate touch. Massage can help you relax, release tension, and help you breathe better.  It releases endorphins, which are feel-good hormones and natural pain-killers (source).…

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Debating on getting an epidural? Planning for a natural birth, but need some reassurance on your decision to avoid the epidural?  For most of human history, women have birthed without epidurals. But now, with them being so common, it really makes you wonder if epidurals are really that bad; Are there any benefits to not…

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