Aromatherapy is one of the easiest ways to help alleviate stress and anxiety in labor. Though this is not something that many hospitals talk about, nor do most childbirth classes. Sometimes a doula will have a working knowledge of aromatherapy to help you in labor. Doula Brenda Lane has a great article about choosing the right essentials oil in labor.
Have you used essential oils or aromatherapy in your pregnancy or labor?