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Labour and Delivery


Will you be able to bear the pain of labour? Would you like to know more about possible methods of pain relief? Are you worried about any complications that may arise during the process of delivery? Find out all you need to know about labour and delivery.

Childbirth/Lamaze Classes

Childbirth or Lamaze Classes are very helpful for the mothers. These classes provide information on a variety of topics. They guide the mother in coping with ...read more
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Prelabour and Engagement

Prelabour and Engagement are important steps in the delivery process. Prelabour is the term given to the process in which the cervix prepares itself for the d ...read more
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Introduction to the 3 Stages of Labour

The most dreaded part of pregnancy for women is labour and delivery. With scenes of a labour room looming in the mind, pregnant women find it difficult to ove ...read more
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Pain Relief Drugs

Drugs for pain relief are best to be avoided during pregnancy. During contractions, the pain is nearly unbearable for some women so they opt for pain relief d ...read more
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Induction of Labour

Labour is a natural process, but sometimes it has to be induced. Induction of labour is generally done in some complications. Learn about the ways of inducing ...read more
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Coping with Labour

Labour is a very exhausting process. It is vary painful also. For a safe and smooth delivery, calm mind is needed. Preparing oneself for the labour is the bes ...read more
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VBAC

C-Section or caesarian section deliveries are done in case of complications during pregnancy. But even after a C- section delivery, normal vaginal delivery is ...read more
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How to support your partner during labour?

The role of fathers during pregnancy cannot be underestimated. The process of giving birth is more joyous and pleasurable, when fathers take an active part. R ...read more
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Epidurals during pregnancy

Epidurals are safest form of pain relievers that can be used in pregnancy. These ease the pain during delivery. Use of epidurals is a personal choice, after c ...read more
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Fear of Bearing Labour Pains

Fear of bearing labour pains is in the mind of pregnant women as the delivery date comes nearer. The nervousness and fear can be reduced by understanding the ...read more
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Benefits of Lamaze Classes

Lamaze classes or antenatal classes are conducted to prepare the mothers for labour and childbirth. These classes should also be attended by fathers. Informat ...read more
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Role of fathers

Father's role during pregnancy is now more emphasized upon. Fathers also play an active and supporting role. Now fathers are also attending Lamaze classes to ...read more
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Some Exercises for Labour

Labour is an exhausting process. It culminates in delivery. To ease out the painful labour process, some exercises are beneficial. Some relaxation techniques ...read more
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The Joys of Childbirth

Childbirth is an uplifting experience. Women have varying conceptions regarding childbirth. Childbirth is a natural proces and it should be enjoyed.
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Commencement of Labour (Real labour)

Pregnancy culminates with the delivery of the baby. Delivery takes place only after labour progresses. False labour pains may be experienced by some women. Re ...read more
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Premature Labour and False labour

There is a difference between false labour, real labour and premature labour. Let us understand each one of them in detail. Find about the difference between ...read more
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Are you a High Risk Candidate

Some women are more likely to develop complications during labour. To predict whether a women will develop complications during labour, certain risk factors a ...read more
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Situations requiring Immediate Medical Attention

Some complications may arise during pregnancy. In such a situation, immediate medical attention is needed. Here we have listed a few situations where prompt a ...read more
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The First Stage of Labour - Dilation of Cervix

Dilation of Cervix is the first stage of labour process. It is accompanied with different symptoms. Find out what to expect during this stage and what precaut ...read more
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The Second Stage of labour - Pushing and Delivery

Delivery is the last stage of pregnancy. It is an exhausting process and is also painful. The last phase of pregnancy involves pushing process. Learn about th ...read more
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The Third Stage of Labour - Delivery of Placenta

Delivering a baby is an unique and exhilarating experience. The pain during contractions are unbearable. Read on to know the details of delivery process.
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Effect of Drugs on Mother and Baby

Taking drugs and self medication during pregnancy can be extremely harmful. Therefore, it is always better to consult an obstetric if you are facing any healt ...read more
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Pain Relief without Drugs

Pain is part and parcel of pregnancy. Drugs use should be limited to a bare minimum during pregnancy. Here, read on some ways of relieving pain without the us ...read more
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Pain relief with Minor Surgery (Epsiotomy)

Episiotomy is a surgical incision made in the perineum to facilitate normal delivery. It has many benefits. It is a minor procedure. Read on to get more infor ...read more
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Childbirth Options In a Complication

Pregnancy might bring with it some complications. You should be aware of delivery options as it helps in dealing with complications in pregnancy. Different de ...read more
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Forcep Delivery

Sometimes assisted method of delivery is the only way out for delivering a baby. Forceps delivery is the most common method used wherein doctor brings out you ...read more
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Vaccuum Extraction

Vacuum extraction is a common practice used in the delivery process. It helps make the labour and delivery easier. It is comparatively a safe method and is be ...read more
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Caesarean Section

Most of the times caesarean section or C-section is carried out in case of complications during pregnancy. However, sometimes caesarean sections are also plan ...read more
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Delivery of Breech Baby

Breech position makes vaginal delivery difficult as the position of the baby is not conducive. By the 37th week of pregnancy, the position of the baby in the ...read more
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Childbirth Methods

Pregnant mothers can choose from the various childbirth methods for giving birth to their babies. Know more about the different childbirth methods.
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Common Signs of Labour

How to know if the labor has started or not? Pregnant women observe signs like contractions, backache and breaking of waters when she goes into labor. Read on ...read more
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Delivery of Multiple Births

Delivery of multiple births is a complicated process as it gives rise to preterm labour. Testing is done to get a signal for impending labour and also for ass ...read more
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How to Manage Labour Pain

Labour pain is unavoidable but it can be managed easily if you follow right measures. Following relaxation techniques, exercising under right supervision duri ...read more
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Side Effects and Complications of Epidurals

Epidurals are given to pregnant mothers during labour and delivery in order to ease the unbearable labour pain. Taking epidurals is an artificial method of ge ...read more
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Benefits of Childbirth Classes

Childbirth classes deal with all the nitty-gritties of pregnancy. By attending childbirth class parents get prepared for labour and delivery. It deals with th ...read more
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Lamaze - A Childbirth Method

Lamaze is a childbirth technique that teaches the parents the effective way to deal with the stress of labour and delivery process. It teaches the breathing t ...read more
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Water Childbirth

Water childbirth method is one of the methods to give birth with minimum labour pain. Water childbirth method is gaining popularity in India due its immense b ...read more
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Disadvantages of Unassisted Childbirth

Unassisted childbirth or UC is a planned birthing process without the aid of a medical professional. This birthing process enhances mother’s bonding with th ...read more
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Induced Labour And Autism: Is There A Link?

New research has shown that induction of labour may increase the risk of newborns being born autistic. Read on to know why induced labour may lead to autism i ...read more
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What is Induction of Labour?

Stimulating labour artificially due to medical reasons is known as induction of labour. Labour is induced by doctors when is it not advisable to wait for labo ...read more
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How to Know If the Labour Pain Is Real

Pregnant mothers and especially the first time ones find it difficult to distinguish between false and true labour sometimes. Read on and find out the differe ...read more
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Top 10 Things to Do Before Delivery

You must do certain things before delivering your baby as you will not get time to do these things once your baby arrives. Have a quick look at the top 10 thi ...read more
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Effacement and Dilation of Cervix

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How to Deal with False Labour?

It is necessary to understand the difference between real and false labour so that right action can be taken. Find more about false labour.
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Lamaze Method of Childbirth

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Losing the Mucous Plug

Losing the mucous plug is one of the signs that childbirth is going to take place very soon. Find more about it.
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Dealing with False Labour

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Different types of contractions during pregnancy

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Breaking of Water before Labour

Water breaking in pregnancy is one of the first signs of labour. Water breaking can pose a risk on unborn baby. Depending on time and cause of water break, ac ...read more
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How to Support Your Wife during Labour

Partner’s support is not only crucial throughout pregnancy but also at the time of labour and delivery. Here are some tips on supporting your wife during la ...read more
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Breaking of Water before Labour - The Signs

It is necessary to be aware of the signs of breaking of water during the last stage of pregnancy. Being aware of such signs will help pregnant woman to take r ...read more
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