A spoonful of honey can go a long way in giving you a quickly absorbed energy boost during transition, and even pushing. Since a lot of it is absorbed in your mouth, rather than the stomach, the chances of puking it back up are pretty slim. It’s a great source of quick carbohydrate energy. It’s natural, and I’ve used it in all four of my births.
For me, it has always kept that second wind going long enough for me to push out my babies.
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