Before Birth

Pain Relief

Many people find it easier to cope with early labor at home, and there are many ways to help cope with the pain of labor that do not involve medication.

Talk to your healthcare provider about your options for pain relief during labor. Know the benefits and concerns for each option.

Follow the guidance of your provider about when to come into the hospital.

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Deep breathing, focusing on pleasant things

Movement and walking

Massage and relaxation

Heating pads or cold compresses

Continuous support from someone you trust