Most pictures in childbirth prep books and videos show mom lying flat on her back. The problem is, birth works better during the pushing stage when mom is in a more upright position. Think about it. When her weight is off her tailbone it can flex backwards and allow more room for the baby. Here's a short animated video showing birth in an upright position.
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