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Less Laborious Labor with Handheld Stirrups

This newly launched device calls back to my residency days when I delivered babies. I would have had my nurses help birthing moms by supporting their legs by pulling their knees up and to the side of their bellies. Moms could increase their effort in bearing down by pulling on a rolled up towel. PushPal combines these two motions into one that the mother themselves can do:

by pulling on these handheld stirrups:

via MedGadget

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