Coached Pushing

We’ve all seen women screamed at in labor, “PUSH!” (That’s called coached pushing or purple pushing.) It never looked like a good idea to me and it certainly didn’t feel great either, the one time I personally tried it. Now studies suggest that wha…

Mom Pushing Her Baby Out

We’ve all seen women screamed at in labor, “PUSH!” (That’s called coached pushing or purple pushing.) It never looked like a good idea to me and it certainly didn’t feel great either, the one time I personally tried it. Now studies suggest that what my body told me was right – it’s not that effective and could cause problems. So if you’re looking for some tips on how to avoid the pushing match of labor, I’ve got a couple of ideas to help you.

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