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Upright position in second stage of labor without epidural may improve outcomes

Women who maintained an upright position, such as sitting, kneeling, and squatting with or without aid, experienced a nonsignificant decrease in the length of labor, the need for an episiotomy, and the need for an assisted delivery, as compared with women who adopted a supine position, according to a Cochrane… 

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