Natural Holistic Support For Home Births
Author: Meredith L.
Word Count: 121
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 9478-OR
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I attended the birth of a friend and first-time mom. When we arrived at her home, she was not handling her contractions well. She was laying on her stomach screaming with each wave.
I had brought Gentle Baby mixed in coconut oil (5 drops of oil to 4 tbsp coconut oil) with me and began massaging it on her lower back. Her sounds quickly changed from screaming to deep, low moans.
I continued to rub her back with the oil mix throughout her labor. As her labor progressed, we then used the Gentle Baby for perineal support and massage.
She had a natural, vaginal, home delivery with no tearing. For a first-time mom, she had a quick delivery with only a 2-hour pushing stage!
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