How to Know You’re in Labor : Going Into Labor: Sequence of Events

So you think you are in labor, here are some ways to know for sure if you are in labor or not. The main way to know is contractions, are your contractions getting closer together and are they lasting longer? If this is happening, these are “progressive contractions” and you are in labor. If your […]

How to Know You’re in Labor : Signs of Going Into Labor: Losing the Mucus Plug

Another sign that labor is coming close is the losing of the mucus plug. That is also called a bloody show or bloody discharge. So what it is, is you have the uterus and then you have your cervix, and your cervix has an actual mucus plug that closes it up. This prevents any bacteria […]

How to Know You’re in Labor : Going Into Labor: Stationed

So another thing that is happening while you are in labor is called “stationed” and what that is that is basically your baby getting deeper down into your pelvis. You are going to definitely here about effacement and dilation when you get vaginal exams at the hospital or wherever you give birth. You might or […]

How to Know You’re in Labor : How to Time Contractions

So once you think you are in labor and your contractions are getting closer together and lasting for longer, you want to start timing your contractions. You do not need to time every single contraction and you really do not have to sit there and get a pad of paper and write each one down. […]

Twins: cesarean no safer than vaginal birth

The Twin Birth Study was conducted in order to find out the optimal way, or the optimal method, of delivering twins. The results of the study found that there was no difference in vaginal birth than cesarean section, that the outcome for the babies was the same between planned vaginal birth and planned cesarean section. […]

How to Deliver Puppies

How to Deliver Puppies. Dogs are mostly self-reliant when it comes to giving birth, but it’s still important to prepare your dog and know how to help her if she needs it. You will need A sturdy box or other container Clean towels and blankets Latex examination gloves A bulb syringe Dental floss or thread […]