Labor & Delivery
Usually there is only one part of pregnancy that you might be afraid of: childbirth. There are horror stories regarding the pain, but remember that other women have gone through it as well.
When it comes to labor keep in mind that there is nothing to be afraid of, since there is a team of doctors and nurses who are there to help you, to make sure that everything goes well during delivery. No matter how scary it may sound, delivering the baby isn’t rocket science and this is the time when the instincts kick in so you will know what to do. Before the big day comes you should make sure that you will find out things to know about labor and you should talk about stages of labor with your doctor.
There are some decisions that you have to make regarding childbirth such as whether you would like to have vaginal birth or C section. Both natural birth and caesarian have their advantages. If you go for giving birth the natural way, there are different birthing techniques that you could use, such as hypno birthing or breech presentation. In this case the decision is up to you and nobody else.
Elective Caesarean section or a C-section refers to a caesarean section which is performed on a pregnant female before the onset of labor. An elective C-Section is of two types-the indication based C-section and the patient’s request C-Section. In the indication based elective C-Section, there are many medical reasons based on which the doctor may […]
Water breaking is something which most pregnant women worry. It is important to understand what exactly happens when your water breaks and what must be the next step after this happens. It is vital to know that during pregnancy, the baby is surrounded as well as cushioned all around in a sac filled with fluid […]
In the case of most pregnant women, labor gets induced on its own somewhere around the 40th week of pregnancy but in some cases, women might face difficulty in getting into labor. In such cases, it is best to follow some home remedies to induce labor as these are the safest ways to enter labor […]
A lot of women say that in order to truly understand the magic of childbirth, women must have a vaginal birth. If you had a C-section before, you might be looking for VBAC delivery tips. These will increase your chances of having vaginal birth. Nonetheless it is also possible that you will need another C-section. […]
Although it seems scary, some women have to think about preterm labor symptoms at 33 week. At this stage the baby is almost fully developed, so he or she has high chances of survival if he or she is well-taken care of. Knowing the signs may be important for you to get help on time. […]
If you are thinking about the back labor symptoms during pregnancy most probably you know that labor and childbirth is one of the most physically demanding aspects of a woman’s life. Women dread back labor and with good reason. Nonetheless it is good to know that there are some remedies as well. Symptoms of back […]
In case you are in your third trimester, most probably you are already looking for the early signs of labor symptoms. Keep in mind that even though you might see the signs, it may be days or weeks before you actually go into labor. Spontaneous rupture of the membranes This is known as ‘breaking of […]
It is good to know about the symptoms of labor contractions that not all women experience the same symptoms. No one really knows the causes of labor or when it starts, but there are some changes that indicate the beginning of labor. Lightening It is a known fact that the baby gets lower in the […]
The epidural anesthesia is known to be the most popular pain relief method in case of childbirth. About half of all women giving birth at a hospital ask for an epidural. However you should also know about the epidural injection risks. You should learn as much as you can about pain relief options before you […]
There are a lot of women interested in the causes of fetal tachycardia in labor. This means that the heart rate of the baby is elevated over a longer period of time. The normal heart rate at the moment of birth is of 120-160 BPM. In this occasion, the tachycardia usually appears in the form […]