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How an orange can reduce your pain and anxiety levels in labour.

How can an orange reduce your pain and anxiety levels in labour? It was a statement that grabbed my attention from Hypnobirthing teacher, student midwife and mum of one Megan aka @positivelybirthing. Megan's post shared how research has shown that the use of aromatherapy and essential oils can actually alter the sensations you feel during labour. In several trials it was shown to reduce a mother’s perception of pain and anxiety, and in some cases reduce the overall length of labour and bring down raised blood pressure. Here are Megan's top tips on what you need to know to get you aromatherapy ready...

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