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Foetal Ejection Reflex

A complex cocktail of hormones happens just at the time of birth and if the hormonal orchestra is perfectly tuned and you feel fully undisturbed, you can have the foetal ejection reflex. When this happens you may suddenly move into an upright or forward-leaning position and have a series of labour waves where your body pushes the baby out without you making much (or any) effort.