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Faith Muturi Dances To Ease Labour Pain Before Giving Birth

Create: 12/25/2016 - 05:31
Faith Muturi Dances To Ease Labour Pain Before Giving Birth
Giving birth through the natural method is one of the most excruciating experiences in the world, and before popping that baby, you go through serious contractions, and if you don’t find a way to distract yourself, you will have it rough.
 
She deliver a cute baby boy and named her Lemuel Imani Gakio Ngugi but apparently, the process wasn't that easy. Faith Muturi has now posted a video comically dancing because of labor pains minutes before she was about to deliver.
 

Signs of Preterm Labor: Braxton Hicks and Labor Contractions

Create: 12/17/2016 - 04:55
Signs of Preterm Labor: Braxton Hicks and Labor Contractions
Steven Samawi, MD OB/GYN: Often times women experience contractions prior to their due date. These are usually Braxton Hicks contractions.
 
Kathy Wood, MD OB/GYN: Braxton Hicks contractions are your uterus practicing for the real deal. It basically feels like tightening throughout your abdomen.
 
Rachel Walker, MD OB/GYN: Braxton Hicks contractions are common as you enter the third trimester. They're generally short contractions.
 

Surrogate Mom Dances to 'Baby Momma' While in Labor

Create: 12/09/2016 - 03:53
Surrogate Mom Dances to 'Baby Momma' While in Labor
A surrogate mom in labor energetically danced to the song ‘Baby Momma’ while four centimetres dilated. Dressed in just her surgical gown and a pair of socks Alexandra Theriault, from Florida, completed the routine in an attempt to hurry her labour along.
 
While holding on to her surgical drip at the Sacred Heart Family Birth Place in Sandestin, Florida, USA, the 25-year-old gets down to the Starrkeisha hit along with best friend Kassandra Hanks, 26.
 

Fetal Pillow Improves Safety of Caesarean Section

Create: 08/18/2016 - 10:33
Fetal Pillow Improves Safety of Caesarean Section
A caesarian section (C-section) in the second stage of labour occurs in 2-3% of all births and carries a much higher risk of traumatic delivery with resulting complications for the mother and baby.
 
The fetal pillow is a disposable balloon device that is designed to atraumatically dis-impact the deeply engaged fetal head during second stage C-section. The pillow is deployed prophylactically before the uterine incision in order to achieve full elevation of the fetal head, prior to attempts at abdominal deliver, reducing the risk of traumatic delivery.

Husband Coaches His Wife Through A Beautiful Water Birth

Create: 08/03/2016 - 10:09
Husband Coaches His Wife Through A Beautiful Water Birth
Here’s a video that truly brought me to tears, and I think it’ll have the same effect on you. Brittany was pregnant with her second daughter. She and her husband Matthew decided to film a beautiful documentary following their home birth journey. 
 
The entire video is stunning, but it’s Matthew’s dedication and support that viewers find so overwhelming. The moment he climbs into the water to support Brittany as she goes through the delivery process is truly something special.
 

What Happens During a Vaginal Delivery?

Create: 05/03/2016 - 10:21
What Happens During a Vaginal Delivery?
The most prominent sign of labour are the strong contractile waves that move the infant down the birth canal. The distress levels reported by labouring women vary widely. They appear to be influenced by fear and anxiety levels, experience with prior childbirth, cultural ideas of childbirth and pain, mobility during labour and the support given during labour.
 
The first stage: The first stage is usually the longest. It can last for twenty hours, and occasionally even longer.
 

When to Go To the Hospital for Labor?

Create: 01/20/2016 - 06:40
When to Go To the Hospital for Labor?
So during labor when should you go to the hospital. One important guide line to remember is 411. When your contractions are four minutes apart for at least an hour and for at least a minute long. 
 
The thing about contractions is that you want them to get stronger, longer and closer together. Remember labor takes time. So you are moving from real labor in to active labor. 
 

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