Labor & Delivery
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?
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!
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!
Have you wondered what does a dilated cervix look like? If you are eager to become a mother, you most likely have.
So, what can cause you to go into labor early? Here`s a question that most mothers are eager to find answers for.
“I`m afraid of labor, so I`ll perhaps choose Caesarean birth,” “I don`t want to feel any pain, so I`ll choose an epidural.” Do you recognize yourself among women that believe so about natural birth? Were there such thoughts that came into your mind? You aren`t alone in this situation!
If you are trying to become pregnant, you most certainly have heard about Braxton Hicks contractions by now. But you can never say you know enough when it comes to your future baby.