Legaci Birth Blog

  • Birth Positions

    Most Common Birth Positions on Legaci Birth 1. Standing Up Pros: Gravity helps the baby to move down and apply pressure onto the cervix. The dila...
  • What is An OP, Sunny Side Up, Posterior Birth?

    What is an OP birth? An OP birth is when the baby’s back is spine-to-spine with the mother. Why Should I Avoid This: If your baby is in the poste...
  • How To Have A Lotus Birth

    How to Have A Lotus Birth  Lotus Birth is the practice of leaving the umbilical cord uncut, so that the baby remains attached to the placenta unti...
  • 6 Tips To Avoid Tearing During Birth

    Avoid Tearing During Birth Many women experience tearing during childbirth, as the baby stretches the vagina and perineum. Small, skin-deep tears...
  • Braxton Hicks Vs. Contractions

    Braxton-Hicks Vs Contractions Braxton Hicks: Irregular -  Won’t follow a pattern or come closer together over time.  Change - Braxton Hicks wil...
  • Upright Birthing Positions

    What goes up, must come down. When you’re lying down you may have to push harder because you’re going against gravity. When you’re upright, you may have to push less because you’re allowing gravity to help bring your baby down. Here are some upright birthing positions you can use: