As long as mammals have existed, most mothers have been giving birth to their young without any medical assistance. Flash forward a few millennia, and plenty of pregnant women are privileged to have the choice between choosing an epidural (or some type of anesthesia) or doing things completely "naturally." If you are thinking about going the latter route, then you'll probably be happy to know that there are quite a few pushing tips for an unmedicated birth that'll get you through the pain. After all, any little bit of help is typically welcomed during labor and delivery.
Although I had to have a Cesarean section due to multiple medical conditions, a surprising number of my female friends have delivered their babies without any kind of drugs or modern medicine. Some moms-to-be prefer the calming environment of a water birth, while others want to be surrounded by their loved ones in the comfort of their own home. In fact, you might be surprised to learn that several moms-to-be have entirely unmedicated births in the hospital. Regardless of how or where you choose to bring your little one into the world, here are some pushing tips if you do have an unmedicated birth.