Kamis, 08 September 2016

Signs Labor Is Near, You Should Know !!

     ChannelMfm - Childbirth is a long and laborious process. Before entering the stage, You will experience the signs of giving birth. Not all women experience the signs of giving birth are the same.

       However, to prepare yourself and alert in the face of childbirth, You can pay attention to some signs of childbirth that may occur on the physical and emotional. Usually, the signs of this kind happened a few weeks or days before childbirth. From the physical aspect, perhaps You will feel the changes on Your body such as:

- Feel the pain on back, abdominal pain or cramps such as the premenstrual period.
- Difficult to sleep.
- The frequency of urination increases. A few weeks or hours before childbirth,the baby will be down to Your hip bone. This condition makes the uterus lean more often on the bladder so that the frequency of urination becomes more increased than usual.
- Out viscous mucus mixed with blood from the vagina. During pregnancy, Your cervix is covered by mucus that is thick. However, when approaching childbirth, Your cervix will dilate and create a path of mucus that comes out through the vagina. The color can be clear, pink, or slightly bloody. Yet mucus mixed with blood is not always an early sign that You will give birth. This mucus can come out also when You have sex when you're pregnant or have a vaginal examination.
- False contractions feel. This contraction is commonly called Braxton Hicks or stomach tightening happening came and went. But not as strong as real contractions when giving birth. This contraction usually lasts 30 to 120 seconds. Unlike the real contractions, Braxton Hicks contractions may be lost when you switch positions or relaxes. This contraction would you feel before experiencing a real contraction. Another difference this contraction with real contractions, Braxton Hicks contractions that are only felt in the abdominal or pelvic area, while the real contractions are usually felt in the lower part of the back and then moved to the front of the abdomen.
- Changes in the cervix. The tissue on Your cervix will be softened or become elastic. If You've never given birth, Your cervix will be more easily enlarged about one or two centimeters before labor begins. However, if this is Your first time experiencing this period, the opening of the cervix of one centimeter can't be a guarantee You will give birth soon.
- Amniotic fluid rupture. The sign of childbirth is the most common known by most people is the rupture of the amniotic fluid. Most women first feel contractions before Amniotic fluid rupture, but there is also a start off with a rupture of the amniotic fluid.  When this happens, usually childbirth will catch up with soon. But the danger, if the amniotic water already broke, but you do not also experience a contraction, then your baby will be more susceptible to infection. It is because the fluid always protects the baby from germs while in the womb have been exhausted. If this happens, the induction process will be done for the safety of Your baby. If You have already experienced a rupture of membranes, immediately to the hospital. Usually, the childbirth process will occur approximately 24 hours after rupture of membranes.
     While in terms of emotional, You could feel irritable or moody's, such as the premenstrual period.

Tips Approaching The time of Childbirth

     Generally, the process of giving birth occurs at the age of pregnant 9 months or 40 weeks. At the age of the physical baby is ready to live a life outside of the uterus. However, not all women give birth in the time range.

     If You have already entered the 9th month of pregnancy, You should have prepared all the supplies needed during childbirth. So if the amniotic fluid has ruptured or occurred contractions, You can directly bring the equipment, and then rushed to the hospital. Supplies You need to bring include:
  • The bag contains clothing and toiletries.
  • Baby supplies.
  • Snacks.
  • Books, magazines or any item that can accompany You wait for the childbirth process.
  • Pillows and blankets are comfortable.
  • If You want to capture the happy moments of this, You can also set up a video camera with a fully charged battery and charger.
     Save these items in one place that is easily accessible during emergency conditions.

     In addition to the supplies, You also have to make sure who will accompany You during labor. You can choose a husband, mother, or hire a doula. A Doula is a trained personnel are used to help women during labor. Make sure they are ready to accompany You when labor begins.

     Know the signs of childbirth is very important for mothers, especially who are planning to give birth normally. Different If You are planning to give birth with help of cesarean section, where You can give birth to Your baby at any time during the physical is enough to be born.

     By knowing the signs of childbirth, You will also become more prepared in the face of labor.

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