Now many people have introduced that water delivery is widely used in many advanced countries, but this is actually an exaggeration.
Now many people have introduced that water delivery is widely used in many advanced countries, but this is actually an exaggeration. According to research, water childbirth was only briefly popular in the United States in the 1970s, and soon disappeared in history. Today, it’s hard to see it even in Europe. I think there are five main reasons why childbirth can’t be promoted.
I like SBS TV series “downwind obstetrics and Gynecology”. I like nurse Xu’s “idiot beauty”, and I also like Yingkui, who has to play smart three times even if he eats a bowl of instant noodles. The name “Shunfeng” is also very interesting and appealing as a sign of Obstetrics and gynecology. A hospital where pregnant women can have children as smoothly as a sailing boat
All pregnant women want to have a good wind and water when they have children. If they can, they don’t want to suffer too much when they have children, but they want to give birth in a peaceful way. But I do not advocate that pregnant women choose delivery methods that do not consider the fetus at all for their own comfort. That’s what giving birth in water is like.
There are five main reasons why I am against giving birth in water.
First of all, amniotic fluid and water are totally different. Amniotic fluid contains salt, so it has a certain disinfection effect. However, the defense ability of water to bacteria is far less than that of amniotic fluid. Whether distilled water or purified water is used for labor in water, the defense ability to bacteria and virus is not up to the ideal standard. In fact, foreign countries have reported cases of babies born in water infected with a variety of bacteria, resulting in pneumonia or low energy baby symptoms. In addition, when parents suffer from hepatitis, herpes and AIDS, the fetus may also be infected during delivery.
The second reason is that the current delivery method can induce the fetus to breathe oxygen after birth, which is conducive to the health of the fetus. When passing through the birth canal, the fetus will accumulate a certain amount of preparatory oxygen. This is because when he was born, the umbilical cord would instantly solidify, thus interrupting the supply of oxygen. It’s also the reason why babies spank when they first come out.
But when giving birth in water, the baby is born in water. In other words, the fetus is likely to encounter unpredictable variables in the process of adapting to breathing. A little mistake, the fetus will be due to dyspnea and cerebral palsy, low energy children, learning disabilities and other symptoms.
In addition, according to the technical requirements of water delivery, before the implementation of water delivery, pregnant women should first enema, and then soak in water, which has side effects. Because of the structure of human body, the enema of pregnant women can not be very thorough, and if not, it will cause water pollution, which is also a great harm to the fetus. That’s the third reason.
Many people have introduced that water delivery is widely used in many advanced countries, but this is actually an exaggeration. According to research, water childbirth was only popular in the United States in the 1970s, and soon disappeared in history. At present, only a very small number of people will choose this method for its particularity.
The fourth reason is that when the fetus is born, if it is delivered in water, it is possible to eat water. The advantages of giving birth in water, such as sense of well-being and promoting blood circulation, are temporary. With a little carelessness, the fetus will have pneumonia or heart dysfunction, and even drown.
I think that the birth of a fetus in the water is like pushing a living person from a bridge to the sea, which will bring unparalleled impact to the fetus. There is a legend in Egyptian mythology that most babies born in the way of giving birth in water will become saints, which must be a hint.
The last reason is the side effect of water delivery on the physical strength and health of the parturient. The parturient is very tired in the process of delivery, but she has to go back and forth in cold water and warm water, so it may deepen the fatigue. If the puerpera perspires too much, it is likely to appear the symptom of water shortage. In addition, the maternal stay in the water for a long time, the vagina is likely to absorb pollutants in the water, resulting in vaginal infection.
To sum up, I think it’s not right to emphasize only the comfort of pregnant women. If analyzed carefully, it has disadvantages for both the mother and the fetus.
I think there are some things that can’t just emphasize comfort. Childbirth is one of them. When giving birth to a child, the most important thing is not how to give birth comfortably, but how to make the child healthy and comfortable. Although the pain was painful and intolerable at that moment, it was meaningful. Maybe because of its sacred significance, we would encourage natural childbirth rather than caesarean section.
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