Home delivery: 5 main signs

  • Home delivery: 5 main signs
  • Five signs

signs of the beginning of birth At the beginning of pregnancy, women often wonder whether they are really pregnant, or changes in their body onlyappear.All becomes clear when an expectant mother goes to the doctor.Something similar happens at the end of pregnancy.Sensing something unusual in itself, many doubt whether this is true beginning to the birth, or just a false alarm.And in some cases, to clarify the situation once again need a doctor.

feeling of relief

When a child before birth is moved below to be closer to the cervix, the woman feels some relief, including, it is easier to breathe, because it reduces the pressure on the diaphragm.

may come as a relief for a few hours and a few weeks before the onset of labor.

This queen will be more pressure on the bladder Urinary bladder - structure and function Urinary bladder - structure and function and urination mayparticipation.

Waste mucus plug

Throughout pregnancy the cervix is ​​going mucus that forms the so-called mucous plug.When the cervix starts to open, the mucus plug comes out through the vagina.It can be transparent, pinkish discharge discharge in women when there is cause for concern Selections women when there is cause for concern , or releasing a small amount of blood.

Deliveries usually begin within 1-2 days after the departure of mucus plug, but sometimes you have to wait about two weeks.

birth pangs

directly during labor abdomen becomes hard to the touch.In between contractions, the uterus relaxes and the abdomen becomes soft.Every woman experiences contractions in different ways, and even one woman, these feelings may be different during different pregnancies.Usually at the beginning of the birth pangs cause discomfort or dull pain in the back Back pain not start the Back pain: Do not start the process and lower abdomen.Contractions waves move from the top of the uterus to its bottom.

Some women describe the first fight as severe menstrual cramps (in the later stages of labor contractions become much stronger).

From training fights, or fights Braxton-Hicks contractions, these generic differ in that they do not stop when the position of the body or relaxing.

How to distinguish the beginning of these sorts of false labor?

Feature fights

False labor

These genera

How often do you feel the contractions?

contractions at irregular intervals, do not become more frequent.

contractions at regular intervals, lasted approximately 30-70 seconds;over time, become more frequent.

contractions vary when driving?

contractions can go after you walk or sit.Sometimes they are terminated as a result of changes in body position.

contractions continue, in spite of the movement.

How strong fight?

Typically, false contractions are weak and may only slightly increase.Sometimes they are quite the appearance, and then gradually weaken.

contractions gradually intensified.

Where do you feel the pain?

training bout is usually felt only in the front of the abdomen and pelvis.

pain begins in the lower back and moves to the front of the abdomen.

How do you know it's time to go to the hospital?

If you suspect that you kind of start, start to record the start and end of fights.The time interval between the weak contractions typically 15-20 minutes, and are continuing the fight 60-90 seconds.Gradually the contractions become more frequent as time intervals between them are less than five seconds.If you fight you become so frequent, go to the hospital.The active phase of labor (at which time you should already be in the hospital) are typically characterized by strong contractions that last 45-60 seconds at intervals of 3-4 minutes.

If the hospital is far away and / or the place where you live, traffic jams are great, you can go to the hospital at the first stage of labor - during the so-called latent phase.However, if possible, better to spend it at home.To escape from the pain, see a movie or read.If you have a cat, take her on her lap and stroke - it's good calms the nerves and even, according to some sources, reduces pain.

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