Painless childbirth: the main thing - proper preparation
August 12, 2010
Many women are afraid of the upcoming birth, or rather, the pain associated with them like the plague. But few know that childbirth can be painless, and it primarily depends on the mother and her mental attitude to labor. After hearing stories of unbearable pain, future mothers being bullied themselves, and thus the child's birth, and waiting, when will the pain and all the horrors associated with the process of childbirth.
Causes of pain during childbirth
Pain in childbirth occurs due to stretching of the body and cervix during labor and compression of the soft tissues of the vagina, the perineum during birth the baby's head. But the emergence of pain is associated not only with the movement of the fetal head. The manifestation of pain associated with the consciousness of a woman with her willingness to leave and waiting for the meeting with his kid. The better adjusted psychologically a woman is, the less pain she experiences in childbirth.
Psychological preparation for childbirth
It is scientifically proven that a woman who is looking forward to the birth of a child is experiencing less pain during childbirth than the one for which the child is unwanted. Therefore, the expectant mother need to adjust itself to meet the crumbs, rather than waiting for the pain during childbirth. In addition, pregnant women need to learn more about the actual birth, their periods and rules of behavior during labor and attempts. After all, ignorance of the process only adds to the fear, and of course, pain that occurs during childbirth. For this purpose there is a special literature, and school mothers, which gives details on how to behave during childbirth, how to breathe correctly
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and what to expect in each period.
Self-help in childbirth
Active labor movement not only distract from the pain but also reduce it. This is due to the fact that during the movement intensifies the flow of oxygen to the uterus, which suffers from a lack of it during labor. Therefore, it is desirable to move around the maternity ward, trying to find a comfortable position and breathe properly. Shouts not only relieve pain, but also consume power women and needed oxygen. It is possible during labor stroking the lower abdomen or sacral area to massage. Good distraction poetry reading aloud or, at worst, the multiplication tables. Thinking during labor should be not about myself, so miserable, and the kid, he somehow falls even harder. Not bad at these moments carry on a conversation with a child, coaxing his hurry to be born.
Sometimes labor is used narcotic analgesics such as morphine or promedol. It does not completely eliminate the pain, but reduce its manifestations. Usually the drugs are combined with antispasmodics, which help relax the uterus dilates blood vessels and improve blood flow. Often, drugs are used to create a drug-induced sleep
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-otdyha, in cases when a woman is tired, and the end of another delivery soon. When assigning narcotic analgesics should be considered the following points: Their application is justified at the opening of the cervix is not less than three or four centimeters, and provided that the end of delivery is left for at least two hours. If these conditions a child may be born with a lack of spontaneous breathing, and she is a woman in labor sluggish and sleepy during the attempts.
Epidural analgesia during labor
Epidural anesthesia - this is the modern way of pain relief in labor. Epidural anesthesia anesthetist, who later with the obstetrician monitors during labor. The method consists in the introduction of the anesthetic into the epidural (under the hard shell) space of the spinal cord at the waist. As used anesthetics lidocaine or marcaine. After the procedure, a woman in labor ceases to feel pain during labor. Epidural anesthesia is indicated for women with complications of pregnancy (preeclampsia) and delivery (discoordination tribal forces), as well as new mothers who do not have the psychological disposition to birth. Disadvantages of the method is the occurrence of back pain
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And in the braking process of labor, resulting in the need rodostimulyatsii.
Women, who are preparing to become mothers, we must remember that good physical condition, proper breathing and mental preparation helped to give birth without pain.
Childbirth without pain and fear - is it possible?
February 20th, 2011
Probably all women, without exception, perceive the coming generations as a necessary evil in the process of which will experience excruciating pain. In fear of the pain expectant mothers forget that birth - a celebration of birth and a meeting with his kid, holiday beginning of a new life. Art books, movies and stories girlfriends pregnant only spur the imagination of the terrible pain that exacerbates her anxiety and concern. Childbirth without pain may only need a little work for their relief. In nature, everything is evenly distributed, and each woman is experiencing as much pain as she could stand it. We know that no man would be able to overcome the trials through which the future mothers in childbirth.
The causes of pain in childbirth
The reasons are several generic pain.
- The pain in the muscles surrounding the uterus
The uterus itself has very few nerve pain receptors, pain occurs in the muscles surrounding it. These muscles are located in the abdomen and lower back, and experience stress, which interferes with the normal physiological process - leave. If you can not subdue your mind uterine smooth muscles, the muscles that surround it, it is possible to consciously relax.
- Involvement of the brain in the process of pain
All processes in the body are controlled by the central nervous system. Births are no exception. Fear, anxiety and anxiety sending nerve impulses to the brain, resulting in the reflex muscle tension, arranged around the uterus, which leads to pain and formation of a vicious circle.
- The stretching of the birth canal
In the second stage of labor a woman is experiencing pain due to stretching and compression of the soft tissues of the vagina, perineum, cervix as a result of the promotion of the child through the birth canal.
Preparing to leave in order to facilitate the birth agony
Based on these reasons generic pain can and should begin to prepare for childbirth in advance to reduce the discomfort. Firstly, it is the psychological mood. It is advisable to carry out a daily auditory training
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Repeating aloud the words: "I am calm. I'm ready to leave. I'm fine and happy. I'm waiting for my baby. " Such complacency allows you to remove the internal stress and anxiety. Auditory training can be combined with a pleasant and quiet music, vapors of essential oils
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(lavender or lemon balm).
If possible, determine the maternity hospital in which to give birth. Meet with your doctor, discuss the rules of conduct in labor and other troubling questions. Remember that fear comes from the unknown and lack of understanding of the upcoming. If conditions permit the hospital, it is advisable to examine prenatal and delivery room, which will be the most important event in my life.
Do not neglect more information about the birth and everything related to them. In the literature, it is impossible to find all the answers to your questions, so perebaryvaya laziness, lack of desire or the time necessary to attend school mothers. Classes detail and talk about stages of labor, how to breathe correctly
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and perform a massage to relieve pain, is set to a positive attitude towards childbirth.
Since the second stage of labor pain is due to compression of tissue and stretching of the birth canal, it is necessary to take care of their physical training. Sedentary lifestyle leads to the future mother of lethargy and muscle weakness, so you need to do gymnastics, more often and longer walks, swimming pool. Massage the perineum as a good cook soft tissue to stretch and to avoid an episiotomy.
Another way to relieve pain in labor is an epidural. Its essence lies in the introduction of anesthetic into the space under the shell of the spinal cord at the waist. Typically epidurals used during obstructed labor.
Rules of conduct in childbirth
A few points that will ease the pain in labor:
- comfortable position (walking, squatting with legs wide apart, to build housing on the back of a chair or bed);
- hips swaying motion, like dancing;
- posture on all fours;
- self-massage of the lumbar region and sacrum during labor;
- proper breathing in battle (deep, uniformly);
- psychological support (may be asked to attend the birth of her husband, mother or girlfriend);
- not to cry (cry not only holds his breath during the fight, but also frightens the baby, who is still hard, because he has to go through a rather narrow birth canal).