Check out this free lecture on active birth complete with some suggestions for daily activities. There's a mention in there of the hormone 'prolaxin' which does not exist :) I am of course talking about the hormone relaxin, which softens your body for the birth process.
I also mention Rebecca who asked me to do this lecture for her website some while back. Rebecca Scott Pillai is an expert in all things early baby care. Once your baby is born, check out her website for breastfeeding services, advice on baby wearing and on sleep coaching.
Do this once or twice per day to help backache and align your baby for birth.
This is suitable for everyone.
This one is amazing for baby alignment and I have had people who do ONLY this in order to improve pelvic pain.
Caution: Avoid with hypermobility or severe back pain. Use the pelvic stabiliser first.
This stretch does wonders for your deep butt muscles and pelvic floor. Get them to be subtle and balanced for functional birthing.
Caution: Avoid if you have hypermobility.
The round ligaments hold the womb in place. If one is tighter than the other, it can cause an imbalance that can have a negative effect on baby position. Round ligament release is an element to helping a breech baby turn. This massage technique is helpful for anyone who is getting round ligament pain radiating into the labia.
Suitable for everyone.