Squatting

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Squatting

A woman squatting

Squatting opens the pelvis, especially when you hold onto something stable and stretch away from it. This position can be used for pushing during contractions and for delivering the baby.

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