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What is a birth scarf?
A birth scarf is simply a long piece of fabric that is used as a tool during birth. They can also be used during pregnancy and postpartum.
Where do you find birth scarfs?
Caution and consent
There are a few things you do NOT want to do with a birth scarf.
Always ask the mother’s permission before using this tool. Explain each technique to her before practicing. Make sure she is comfortable. Ask for feedback.
How do you use them?
These techniques can also all be used during labor.
There are 34 ways listed here.
How will you use a birth scarf?
Maternal-infant Wellness Education