A birth cohort study of more than 180,000 children in China shows a
modest connection between non-medical C-sections and childhood obesity.
The study was published in the journal Pediatric Obesity.
Because she is my best friend I had the confidence to ask a squirmy
question—didn’t you get an episiotomy? I thought this was just common
practice when a woman was delivering.
There’s a chance your baby might come out looking like a cone head. It’s
every expectant parent’s worst fear – after nine months of imagining
this perfect, glimmering baby that is growing inside the womb, the baby
comes out with a few noticeable imperfections.
There are some women who never get the chance to have a vaginal birth –
and I’m one of those people. Various health concerns forced my three
pregnancies to end in C-sections.
Asthma affects approximately 300 million people globally. It is
estimated that the condition causes more than 250,000 deaths annually.
Asthma is a breathing disorder that causes a tightness in the chest,
labored breathing and could result in death if not treated.
Based on reviews posted in the August copy of Journal of Advanced Nursing, there are a several factors, clinical and non-clinical, that influence vaginal births after cesarean sections (VBAC).
For the last 40 weeks, the baby has survived in the womb thanks to the placenta. This blood rich pseudo-organ must pass out of the vagina after the baby. But before it can pass, it must first detach from interior uterine tissue. Contractions will continue as the placenta detaches and moves through the vaginal canal and out the vagina.
Pregnant women take classes, watch movies and ask questions about pushing, but until a woman is in active labor, she will have no idea how strong the pressure and the need to push really is. Learning some tips for effective pushing can lessen time spent in labor.
About 2 in 3 women will deliver the baby vaginally. Our 12 step program will help you prepare for the vaginal delivery.
A vaginal birth remains the number one method for baby delivery, though in many countries cesarean section rates are approaching or even exceeding 50% of deliveries.