Your handout on the
SIDE-LYING RELEASE

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Keep this handout with your antenatal notes and/or birth plan. It will remind you and your birth professionals when and why to do it. And how.

Aim to do the SLR twice a week during pregnancy or as needed to relieve back and hip pain. Then once in early labour as you feel the contractions just beginning and as needed during labour.

Learn more biomechanics techniques to feel birth ready

Learn how to work WITH the body.

Traditional midwives knew how to support women in this way when they were in their own homes, in familiar surroundings.

Now anatomy research backs up how these intuitive movements actually support your baby to engage in the pelvis, navigate through, and protect your perineum.

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