childbirth

Umbilical Cord Problems: Facts to Consider

The umbilical cord, together with the placenta, is responsible for the fetus’s feeding and breathing during gestation. It’s undeniably important. However, there are some umbilical cord problems that might occur. We must be on the lookout to prevent them on…

5 Natural Remedies to Advance Labor

Natural remedies to advance labor are very popular among expectant mothers. The desire to meet their baby causes women to use different methods to speed up this special moment. However, you shouldn’t use some of these techniques before your 36th week. You…

Vacuum-assisted Birth: Uses and Risks

Vacuum-assisted birth helps the baby travel through the birth canal when it is unable to do so naturally. This type of birthing process has certain particularities. In the article below, we’ll explain in detail the possible risks and the cases…

Get to Know the Different Stages of Labor

Paying attention to the different stages of labor is a fundamental part of caring for pregnant women. Improving the mother’s health before, during and after delivery is a public health issue. For that reason, international health organizations make it one of…

Evolution of the Cesarean Technique

The evolution of the cesarean technique has had an impact in both the social sphere and the evolutionary field. As you know, a cesarean section is a surgical way of bringing a baby into the world, and it has become…

6 Types of Contractions

Most women don’t have a lot of in-depth knowledge about contractions. It’s good to know that there are several different types of contractions and how to identify them. Yes, there are different types of contractions and they accompany a future…

4 Breathing Techniques during Delivery

From the moment delivery begins, breathing is fundamental for enduring until the baby is born. Breathing techniques during delivery not only help the mother during labor, but also benefit the baby’s oxygenation. Among other benefits, breathing techniques during delivery activate the circulatory system. Additionally,…

What Is a Lotus Birth?

A lotus birth is a practice that sees birth in a particular way. In a lotus birth, the placenta is left attached to the baby through the umbilical cord until it’s naturally detached. This process usually lasts between 3 to…

Enema in Childbirth

During pregnancy, future moms usually have lots of questions and concerns, among them being the famous enema in childbirth. When this moment gets closer, their thoughts are centered around how delivery will be, as well as the risks the mother will have, the baby’s…

How to Have a Normal Vaginal Delivery

Of course, every mother dreams of a normal vaginal delivery, free of complications and unexpected surprises. That’s why today on Your Are Mom, we want to explain what eutocic delivery means and what medical aspects define the final moments of pregnancy. Conventional…

What Is a Birth Plan and How to Prepare One

The modern woman plans and controls her pregnancy from the very first week. However, all of this control fades away once delivery begins, which is why preparing a birth plan can help everything go how you’re hoping it will. If…

The Best Way to Prepare for a Natural Birth

The best preparation for a natural birth is the simple willingness to face the experience of childbirth. Of course, it also involves a process of learning, getting to know yourself, conditioning, and preparation that we seek out for ourselves, following the guidelines…

Preparing for Childbirth: Everything You Need to Know

Preparing for childbirth is a process that deserves attention and dedication. When the baby’s due date approaches, the pregnant woman will experience anxiety, fear and nervousness. This is independent of having strictly followed the medical advice of her doctor. It’s…

Prodromal Labor: What Is It?

Prodromal labor is the term for the first contractions that announce the proximity of childbirth. Your symptoms may last for days or for hours. In addition, each woman experiences them differently. Preparing the cervix Prodromal labor is meant to mature…

Threat of Premature Labor: What You Should Know

A premature labor is one that occurs before the 37th week of gestation. According to statistics, it can happen to a considerable percentage of pregnant women: between 10 and 15%. Because a premature birth can cause certain complications, we’ll show…