Yes, exactly. Special breathing techniques have helped millions of women to give birth more effortlessly. Controlled breathing and deliberate concentration on breathing during the act of childbirth can lead to a more relaxed state and can help to alleviate some of the pain and discomfort of giving birth.
If you are giving birth, taking a deep breath - usually in through the nose and out through the mouth - before and after every contraction can help you concentrate more on the breathing as a tool to help the birth process. This technique also allows your baby to receive more oxygen.
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