Pregnancy is a time when a woman experiences discomfort and mood swings right from the beginning. She may experience some form of aches, morning sickness and the list goes on and on. Healthy women or women who have been working out on a regular basis do not have much difficulty but still feel some kind of nausea. Pregnant women are advised to be active so that their labour becomes easier. Some form of activity is a must so that women can endure the pain.
Caesarean deliveries though not that painful do have after effects and most women do not prefer them unless it is an emergency. Water birth is gaining prominence and it has been popular for decades in the developed countries as it is believed to be safer and women experience less pain. In developed countries water birth takes place at home under the supervision of a mid-wife.
What Is Water Birth?
Water birth is delivering a baby in a bath tub. It can be done at home, a hospital or at a nursing centre. Warm water is filled in the tub to ease pain as warm water offers pain relief. It is believed that water birth is more advantageous to the mother and baby. Babies are already used to the fluid in the womb and this does not make any change to them.
Sometimes women are in water during contractions and come out when the dilation is full and give birth outside water. Some women be in water throughout their labour and they deliver in water also. If complications arises women are not given the option of water birth.
Water Birth an Option
Women having single babies can go in for this. Water birth is not advisable for twin deliveries. A women should have completed at least 37 … Read More ...