Yes, giving birth is painful, but you may be able to make it easier on your mind and your body by using these techniques
Perhaps you’ve heard the rumor that giving birth is painful. Well, as a woman who has delivered three babies, let me assure you it’s not a rumor. But birth doesn’t have to be horrible. I’m not suggesting there won’t be pain involved, but you can do things to make the experience go more smoothly. Consider these very different approaches to childbirth that helped three women (spoiler alert: one is me) have easier births.
Hypnobirthing is known to help counteract anxiety about childbirth. According to the Mayo Clinic, hypnobirthing involves using tools like self-hypnosis and relaxation to prepare for birth...