We're all familiar with the traditional image of a mother in labor: surrounded by white-clothed nurses and doctors who count to 10 and tell her to push. The scene is so ubiquitous that it's hard to imagine childbirth without it—but what if all our previous notions about pushing during labor were wrong?
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Written by Curiosity Staff June 21, 2017
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