childbirth

What to Do If You Have a Breech Baby

Experts estimate that approximately 4% of babies are breech. In virtually all health facilities, if the baby isn’t head first in the mother’s pelvis (in the cephalic position), medical professionals may perform an elective Caesarean section for a breech baby…

How to Keep Track of Your Contractions

In order for labor to take place and advance in the most physiological way possible, a woman must have contractions. Contractions are the motor of labor. And learning how to keep track of your contractions is fundamental when it comes…

Horizontal Positions for Giving Birth

Horizontal positions for giving birth are the most common ones, and they’re the ones most used in our hospitals. We’ll explain the different positions, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each one. The birth position is a personal…

Negative Thoughts During Pregnancy

When you find out you’re expecting a baby, many feelings invade you. Besides the beautiful emotions, there are many common negative thoughts during pregnancy as well. You’re not the only one who’s had them, so don’t fret. We’ll talk about…

Legal Rights Regarding Birth Care

There is a close link between medical staff and patients in childbirth care. The relationship before, during, and after childbirth is strengthened when we know the rights and obligations of each party. In this article, we’ll be talking about the…

The Delivery Process in Other Cultures

The birth of a baby is one of the most important events in a woman’s life. The delivery process varies according to the customs and principles of each culture or country. The delivery process in other cultures have characteristics that…