Kneeling on All Fours

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Kneeling on All Fours

A woman kneeling on all fours (on her hands and knees)

Kneeling can be used to reduce the intensity of contractions and to try to turn a posterior-facing baby. You may find that kneeling eases back labor.

Current as of: February 11, 2020

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine

Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine

Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology