Okay another update for you guys, so today’s Friday It’s February the second so again. We just got home from the clinic To have a quick check up with the OB and today we just learned that this woman right here It’s already 6. Cm. Open Can you believe that?! did you feel any pain […]

Labor and Delivery-When am I Giving Birth Already? What are the Labor Signs that you are In Labor?

((HOST EMILY FRANCES-HOW TO MOM TV)) Hello Everyone, this is Emily Frances and welcome to How to Mom TV. So you�re at the end of your pregnancy, the home stretch. Even though the end of the rainbow is in sight, chances are you are feeling like crap, you�re bloated, you�re swollen, your back hurts and […]

Health Talk How To – What do labor pains feel like?

(upbeat music) – Hello, my name is Debra Migues. I’m one of the childbirth educators here at Rapides Regional Medical Center. And the question is, what do contractions feel like? During contractions, the abdomen becomes very hard. Between contractions, the uterus relaxes and the abdomen becomes soft. The way a contraction feels is different for […]

Working With VBAC Contraction Pains

Hi I’m the Director for Common Knowledge Trust. We house the Birthing Better Childbirth Preparation skills. I’m of the generation of women who led the VBAC revolution in the 60s and 70s. When we had Caesareans there was only a 4.5% Caesarean rate. Those Caesareans were really medically necessary. Those of us who had Caesareans […]

Childbirth Environment : Labor Pain Relief: Water

So, another thing to think about when you’re wondering what the best birth environment is for you, is water. Water is a natural muscle relaxant, so it’s a really, really important thing. There’s, water can be used in different ways. Sometimes just the sound of water can be relaxing, so think about maybe a small […]

Pain in Labour The Truth About Labor Pain labor pains symptoms

The contractions felt I guess like in intense menstrual cramps and most of my labor was in the back I don’t remember too much being in the front it did actually get painful when I got distracted and Then you donate it felt like pain, and then I would Stop and concentrate. Okay. What’s happening […]

Childbirth Environment : Childbirth Environment: Freedom of Movement

So, when you think about birth environment also, you want to have the freedom of movement. A laboring woman needs to be able to move instinctually however she feels that she need to move. This is going to include getting in different positions, this might be walking around, this is anything that she feels she […]

Childbirth Environment : Childbirth Environment: Doula’s Role

So, when you’re thinking about birth environment, something that can help facilitate finding the best birth environment is having a doula, or someone else there to help you during birth. You don’t necessarily have to have a doula, you could have a friend, you could have a parent, somebody that’s given birth before, or trained […]

Rapides Regional Health Talk – Labor Pains

– [Narrator] Health Talk. Brought to you by Rapides Regional Medical Center. (upbeat music) – [Narrator] It’s a question every expectant mom asks. How do I know when it’s time? Though false labor pains know as Braxton Hicks contractions can occur in the last few months of pregnancy, there are ways to tell the difference […]

Labor Pain Relief : Labor Pain Relief: Calming Meditation

Another pain technique coping mechanism is meditation and this is more of one that’s a calming meditation. For this one you’re going to start out the same as the other one. You’re going to get yourself in a comfortable position, any position is fine, whatever works for you. You’re going to do deep abdominal breathing […]