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 […]

Signs of Labor – How to Recognize Early Labor Symptoms Correctly

What are Signs of labor starting? The experience of giving birth can differ from one woman to another, and even for the same woman from one pregnancy to the next. Although there’s no way to know how a woman’s labor will progress or how long it will last, it’s not unusual to be fearful of […]

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 Do I Time Contractions During Labor?

Contractions are timed from the beginning of one contraction to the beginning of the next contraction. So let’s say, for example, you have your first contraction at 8 a.m. and your second contraction at 8:05. That means your contractions are coming every five minutes.

OFFICIAL BIRTH VLOG! BABY AYAH’S LABOR & DELIVERY

(heart beating) – [Adam] Hang in there baby. (upbeat music) Alright, y’all, we’re at the hospital. (groans) – We’re here for a tour. – Yeah. – Yes. – I know that might’ve freaked you guys out but, no, that’s not the case yet. We’re comin’ to the hospital to get a proper tour so that […]

OFFICIAL BIRTH VLOG! BABY AYAH’S LABOR & DELIVERY

(heart beating) – [Adam] Hang in there baby. (upbeat music) Alright, y’all, we’re at the hospital. (groans) – We’re here for a tour. – Yeah. – Yes. – I know that might’ve freaked you guys out but, no, that’s not the case yet. We’re comin’ to the hospital to get a proper tour so that […]

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. […]