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Breathing Techniques

Do breathing techniques for labor actually help and work? I feel soo stupid practicing them lol. I just dont wanna keep practicing them if they dont really work all to well.
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Yes! Not necessarily the techniques themselves but focusing on your breathing. Not too fast and not shallow. Deep breaths and do a "cleansing breath" between contractions.
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Good to know! Thanks :)
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Yes! Especially practice to breathe thru contractions because those are the worst lol
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