17 Jul

Natural childbirth

Before a natural childbirth, mothers will experience some changes which appear few weeks before childbearing. Changes such as:

  • Back pain
  • Abdominal cramps
  • Coming down the baby
  • Bloody symptoms due to coming down the baby
  • Rupturing amniotic sac, due to the rapid movement of the baby toward down.

A low- risk and self- sustaining labor pain is called natural childbirth, which is done between 37- 42- week of the pregnancy.

natural childbirth
natural childbirth

Before a natural childbirth

It’s better for you to estimate weeks of the pregnancy and time of childbirth. you should consult with a gynecologist to receive all information.

  • Avoid to lift heavy things.
  • Consider pregnancy diet.
  • Keep in touch with your gynecologist and report any changes.
  • Inform to your doctor if you have bleeding.
  • Too swelling with protein excretion is dangerous.

Stages of a natural childbirth

  1. Beginning onset of the pain until the cervix is completely dilated.
  2. When the baby comes out from the fully- opened cervix.
  3. Delivering the placenta.

Benefits of a natural childbirth

Natural child birth is a comfortable and low- risk childbirth, has a short hospitalization, babies won’t have breathing difficulty. There is more emotional relationship between mother and baby.

Is it possible to have a childbirth with less pain?

Yes, epidural anesthesia is the most popular method of pain relief during labor. This a regional anesthesia that blocks pain in a particular region of the body. The goal is to provide analgesia rather than an anesthesia, which leads to total lack of feeling.

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Gynecologist | Dr. Hediyeh Saghafi | obstetrician
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