Thursday, May 28, 2009

Labour pain and delivery

All about planning for labour pains and delivery

Delivery is a natural process, through which majority of women go through in their normal lifecycle. A delivery is followed by the birth of a new infant and is the cause of bringing a new soul into this world. If we look at a birth then it is a natural process of reproduction which goes on in every living being. Reproduction is necessary for every living being even just a tiny cell replicates and multiplies itself into two cells. In humans the process is a bit more complicated where the delivery is followed through a 28 weeks to 36 weeks cycle for delivery.

During and before the delivery, a woman has to keep the unborn child in her womb which is attached with the ovaries. After the confirmation of the pregnancy, the ambrew inside the womb starts gaining mass, skull and bones and the gender is defined. During the pregnancy, as the baby adds more weight and mass, the size of the belly increases and after the production of bones and tissues, the baby has partial movements inside the woman. These unpredictable baby movements inside the woman create pain. This pain goes up tremendously near the time of the delivery. Women often take painkillers and relaxants to reduce tension and the pain. The pain caused very near to the delivery is called labour pain.

Although labour pains often go beyond the control of the woman yet they can be controlled through natural exercises and through medication. Pregnancy and delivery planning is a very important process. In this process, a couple plans everything with their doctor after the confirmation of pregnancy. Planning involves analysis of the woman and defining the best possible path. Although people might think that labour and delivery pain is the same always yet it is not true. Even for a woman having multiple children feels different during every delivery. The main reason is the difference in environment and body condition every time.

Nature derives its course to create the best possible solution but a woman’s physical health plays a very important role in a successful delivery. Planning for your delivery involves regular checkups by the doctor, staying healthy, making a diet chart, defining an exercise plan, selecting the accompanying person at the time of delivery, selecting the medication for pain and blood pressure and finally deciding the props to be used with the delivery.

It is very important to contact a qualified doctor for regular checkups to determine the health of the baby. Only a qualified doctor can suggest the best possible path for a regular delivery. You and your partner cannot possible know about all the complications so it is always advised to consult a good doctor for this. In most of the cases, an obstetrician can set out a complete plan for you to pass through your labour pain and reach a successful delivery. Although planning is important yet many a times, things don’t go as planned. For example a woman might have planned her delivery in the local hospital but if her water breaks and she gives birth on her way to the hospital. You must also think that people have been giving birth even before hospitals.

The mortality rate in newborns is quite low mainly due to proper planning and having a backup plan. If you are interested in contacting a qualified obstetrician in the UK, feel free to consult Dr Abdel Aal who can advise you in your pregnancy guiding you through the process. Follow the link below for a consultation with him.