Sitting upright with support from behind allows full relaxation in early labour. This also allows you and your birth partner to be close.
Side laying with the CUB in a single inflation between your knees. This is very useful if you are very tired or have an epidural in place.
'All Fours' kneeling. Great for resting between surges when needed during active labour. Encourages baby to be in a great position for birth.
Upright kneeling. This position creates support while remaining upright during surges.
Asymmetrical (one sided) kneeling. This position can really help give your baby more space to move through your pelvis to be born
Sitting upright with the CUB in a single inflation. This is a very useful way to use the CUB if you have an epidural or are confined to a bed for any reason. Just make sure the back of the bed is upright and you have pillows behind your back.
Why it's important to be move during labour
Pelvic Pain SPD/PGP
Download the CUB guide for antenatal stretches for pelvic pain
Download the quick guide to using the CUB in different positions
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