Archive for Labor And Delivery

Vaginal Delivery Versus Elective Caesarean – Pros And Cons

Nov 18, 2012 1 Comment by

How safe is caesarean birth

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Home Or Hospital? Where’s The Best Place For You To Give Birth?

Aug 11, 2012 No Comments by

Try our quick quiz to help you decide

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Power Position : The Best Birthing Position

Jul 09, 2012 No Comments by

Women all over the world give birth

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Labor Pain : What It Really Feels Like

Jun 07, 2012 No Comments

Some women breeze through childbirth.

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Preterm Delivery : Risk Factors

Aug 23, 2011 3 Comments

The problem of preterm birth is important because it concerns not only the health of expectant mother, also her baby. The frequency of their occurrence is 5-20% of the total.

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Top And Quick Ways To Relax In Labour

Mar 31, 2011 No Comments

Relax the lower abdomen, pelvic floor, hips and buttocks and your thighs, each time a contraction is over. Then go on to general relaxation.  There are certain points in the body where tension tends to accumulate. If you work at relaxing these points, you will quickly achieve relaxation. Relax your forehead. Stop frowning. Pinch your […]

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Emergency Delivery If You’re Alone

Feb 11, 2011 2 Comments

You’ll almost certainly never need the following instructions—but just in case, keep them handy. 1. Try to remain calm. You can do this. 2. Call 911 (or your local emergency number) for the emergency medical service. Ask them to call your practitioner. 3. Find a neighbor or someone else to help, if possible. 4. Start […]

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Complications During Birth

Jan 28, 2011 1 Comment

The ideal position for your baby to be born is with its head lying down with its back against your abdomen. This way it has less distance  to rotate in the birth canal. Sometimes a baby  is in an abnormal position which can make birth more complicated, but this does not necessarily mean that it […]

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Your Water Breaking

Jan 25, 2011 No Comments

“I woke up in the middle of the night with a wet bed. Did i lose of my bladder, or did my water break?” A sniff of your sheets will probably clue you in. If the wet spot smells sort of sweet (not like urine, which has the harsher odor of ammonia), it’s likely to be […]

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Laboring With Twins Or More

Jan 22, 2011 1 Comment

How will your labor differ from the labor of a mother-of-one? Here are a few ways: It could be shorter. Will you have to endure double the pain to end up cuddling double the pleasure? Nope. In fact, when it comes to labor, you’re likely to catch a really nice break (for once). The first […]

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The Birthplan

Dec 30, 2010 No Comments

Some hospitals include a special form with your notes, on which you can make a written plan of the way you would like your labour and birth to be managed. If you haven’t received one of these, talk to your midwife about drawing up your own plan. Even if there are still things concerning labour […]

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