Would a stool and leaning on the bed work?
I wouldn't worry so much if it hadn't been my optimal position last time. I truly think your body tells you what position it wants to be in during labor. Of course might be completely different this time!
eff it, take a dining room chair. if it's what you find comfortable and will help you then do it.
I don't think I'd like to be on all fours, just seems uncomfortable but then who knows what will be comfortable during labour really.
Just bring the chair lol. Who cares what people think. You are the one labouring. Come to think of it I am 99% sure that my hospital does not have suitable chairs for that either.
I'm going to check next Wednesday at my next appointment. although I'm sure they'll say something like oh yeah, I'm sure we have chairs like that around somewhere. then at crunch time nobody will be able to find one to save their lives. I might suggest to dh we pack one of our dining chairs too. they're actually outdoor chairs so if they get bodily fluids on them we can just hose them down 😂
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