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Kneeling on All Fours

A woman kneeling on all fours (on her hands and knees)

Kneeling can be used to reduce the intensity of contractions and to try to turn a posterior-facing baby. You may find that kneeling eases back labor.

Current as of: June 16, 2021

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Kirtly Jones MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology