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Birthing A Child (Baby’s Descent)

At my prenatal classes we’ve learnt about the first stage of labor: latent and active, and the second stage of labor. We will now move on to pushing your baby out! PHYSICAL SYMPTOMS: The need to push is increasing as the baby’s head descends. Contractions might be further apart. There might be some blood expelled and bowel movements during […]

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Perineal massage

Prenatal Classes – Lesson 1

I started my prenatal classes for natural childbirth today and here’s what I learnt: birthing and being a mom is an event you can prepare for, here are some practical things every pregnant lady should do to prepare: PERINEAL MASSAGE – locate your perineum (it’s the area between your vulva and anus). Wash and dry. Apply […]

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