Can you have contractions without pain? You have to admit that the thought of entering into labor frightens you.
No pregnant woman wants to experience uterine contractions before labor is triggered. Still, they appear and they are perfectly normal starting with the third trimester of pregnancy. Learn how you can make the difference between false contractions and real ones.
What does it feel like when your baby drops? It`s said that you need to prepare for birth when your “baby drops” or “belly falls.” But do all pregnant women feel the same?
There are a lot of myths about natural birth after a Cesarean that lots of us heard from gynecologists. It seems complicated, although it shouldn`t be. In most countries, vaginal birth remains the first option of doctors and mothers, even after a C-section (or more), if the health state of the mother and baby allow it.
You are excited and preoccupied: you`ll soon bring a little human being in this world! You can`t wait to meet him, after so many months! You almost see him: a small baby with big eyes, very loud all the time, warm, at your chest!
How many C-sections can a woman have to be safe? Although there wasn`t enough studies made to outline a limit in the number of Caesarean births that can be safely performed, most women can have 3 such births. Each Caesarean surgery is usually more complicated than the previous one.
The causes that trigger labor aren`t really known, although it seems that hormonal changes play an essential role. Most women are aware when they are in labor, but sometimes it may prove difficult to appreciate when it starts.
Natural birth (or vaginal birth as it`s more commonly known) is perhaps the oldest method of bringing a baby into this world. Even if Caesarean birth has become a trend and began of collecting more and more adherents in the modern era, there are still strong and courageous women, who don`t fear pain and want to have control over their body when they give birth. Here`s what you should know about natural birth and what are its phases!
The WHO defines prematurity as the children born before the week 37 of pregnancy, after the mother has had her last menstrual period.
Have you asked the following question by now: “Why are babies born premature?” If you are like all the future mothers – concerned for their pregnancy and their baby`s health – then you most definitely have.