What are the symptoms before childbirth?
1, see red. This is the more reliable sign that childbirth is about to begin. In the last few weeks of pregnancy, cervical secretion increased and conscious leucorrhea increased. As the uterus contracts regularly, this mucus plug is discharged with the contraction that begins during labor; there is a small amount of bleeding due to the separation of the uterine orifice and uterine wall. This bleeding is mixed with uterine mucus suppository and expelled from the vagina. If the amount of bleeding is greater than the usual amount, should consider whether there is an abnormal situation, may be placental abruption, need to go to the hospital immediately.
2, breaking water. That is, vaginal discharge of amniotic fluid. The opening of the uterus and the descent of the head cause rupture of the membranes and the flow of amniotic fluid from the vagina, which is not far from birth.
Labor preparation before labor
Before delivery, food supplement is very important. It is good for sugar, protein, vitamins and digestible. Lettuce, lotus roots, sprouts and kelp are all helpful to produce. When you are in hospital, you should also bring chocolate and other foods to replenish your energy to produce smoothly.
Preparations for childbirth also include psychological preparation. From the seventh month of pregnancy until childbirth, you can practice Lamaze’s method of childbirth. By training neuromuscular control, prenatal gymnastics and breathing skills, you can effectively focus on your own breathing control during childbirth, thereby diverting pain and relaxing moderately. Muscle, to speed up the birth process and allow the baby to be born smoothly.
Choose which way of delivery is good.
Before choosing the mode of delivery, the hospital will do a detailed general examination and maternal examination of the pregnant women, check whether the fetal position is normal, estimate the size of the fetus at delivery, and measure whether the pelvic size is normal. If everything is normal, a pregnant woman can give birth naturally; if there is a problem, a cesarean section is recommended.
1, natural childbirth. The advantage is that the mother can recover quickly, fewer complications, breast-feeding; is conducive to the development of the baby’s nervous and sensory system, the development of the whole body function is better. The shortcoming is antenatal pains, or there will be sequelae of pelvic bladder prolapse.
2, cesarean delivery. The advantage is that it can avoid the pain of maternal pain and smooth production. But the disadvantages are more bleeding, more complications, and slower postpartum recovery.
3, painless labor. The advantages are quick onset, reliable function and ease of adverse physiological reactions caused by labor pain. But the drawback is that the technology is high and requires professional anesthesiologists to operate.
4. Delivery in water. The advantage is that it can minimize the pain of pregnant women waiting to give birth. The fluidity of the water body enables the pregnant women to choose the most comfortable place to give birth and can reduce the use of drugs and other interventions. At present, it is a relatively new way.
When to go to the hospital for labor?
By the end of pregnancy, your obstetrician should give you some definite instructions about when to go to the hospital for delivery, depending on your personal circumstances. But before you go to the hospital, prepare your waiting bag.
Normally, your doctor may ask you to wait until every contraction lasts for one minute, every five minutes before you go to the hospital. From the beginning of a contraction to the next contraction, it starts as a contraction.