Relaxation and birth visualization techniques

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CROWNING

And with the next contraction, _____, you begin to feel the baby's head, right down on your perineum. You can feel the opening of your vagina begin to stretch, burn slightly as you begin to pant and pant and your vaginal opening stretches around your baby's head, now. And your baby dives, can feel the wave building and building as you pant... and the wave builds and as the baby's head crowns. But then the wave comes to shore, splashes to shore and you rest and your baby rests sinking deeper down, resting completely in between the contractions, now.

BIRTH

You can feel your baby's head, can even put your hand right down and can feel that baby has hair on its head, can feel that hair now. But then another contraction is coming, and you can, _______, feel the wave surging and surging. Your baby wants to see you, wants to be born and you begin to pant and pant and you can feel your vagina opening and adapting and stretching right around your baby's head... and out comes your baby's head, right between your legs, and you can reach down to hold your baby's head, guiding it out with your own hands if you like...

But then another contraction is coming, _______, and your baby's shoulders turn inside of you now as your baby slides, glides and you pant and pant and right out slip the baby's shoulders, right out slip its little knees and feet and toes, right out of your body now. A baby right into your arms, now that's where it's headed, right into your arms. Take your baby into your arms. Cradling your baby on the outside now, _____, where you can

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