Labor & Delivery

As you cross your fingers for the D-day, it's time to revise your birthing classes. How to say true contractions from false labor, when to go the hospital, what to expect during labor and delivery - we provide you the best information you'll need for your labor and delivery.

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Water Breaking
In about 15% of pregnancies, water breaks before labor begins. Unlike how movies project, water breaking is not always dramatic...

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Giving Birth
Here’s a quick guide to giving birth – from contractions to labor and delivery, to make your childbirth easier and...

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Epidural
Epidural anaesthesia is a safe and effective method for pain relief during labor and delivery. Learn how an epidural is...

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Water Birth
The idea of immersing yourself in a big tub of warm water and having a relaxed birthing experience could be...

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Labor & Delivery
The closer you are to your due date, the more troubled you may become. The anxieties and doubts that precede...

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Membrane Sweep
Also referred to as stretch and sweep, membrane sweep is a manual procedure carried out by a doctor or a...

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Symptoms of Labor
Awaiting your baby’s birth cannot be devoid of the anxiety about the onset and unfolding of labor. Being aware of...

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Stages of Labor
No two birthing experiences can feel the same. However, it is good to be aware of what to expect during...

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Preparing for Labor
How exactly your labor will proceed, is unpredictable. And the best oar to sail through this unpredictability is awareness. Here’s...

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Types of Birth
With advances in medical technology, birthing of a baby has become safer and more an organized experience today. As an...

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Pain Relief in Labor
Labor and childbirth is inevitably painful. However, there are effective options for pain relief in labor available to make the...

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Delayed Cord Clamping
In traditional childbirth, the umbilical cord is cut soon after the baby is out. However, recent research studies recommend delayed...

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Positions for Labor
Lying down on the back is the most common labor position. But there are a number of other positions for...

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Cord Blood Banking
Cord blood banking is the process of preserving your baby’s cord blood cells at the time of birth and it...

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inducing labor
Labor and childbirth is an unpredictable process. Modern day medicine, however, is prepared to handle unexpected situations during childbirth. One...

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Labor & Delivery

The closer you are to your due date, the more troubled you may become. The anxieties and doubts that precede your labor are nothing sort of easy. To serve you the answers for the most common questions on labor and giving birth, all at one place, we have compiled a lot of articles on labor and delivery, just for you.

You must be aware of the common signs of labor by the beginning of the third trimester. Mucus plug release, diarrhea, frequent and stronger contractions and water breakage are some of the most common labor signs.

You might be experiencing Braxton Hicks contractions for long. But when real contractions begin, how do you differentiate from Braxton Hicks? We’ve detailed it clearly.

Learn about the stage of labor and what happens in the early, active and transition phases of the first stage of labor.

Epidural anesthesia is a safe and effective method for pain relief during labor and delivery. Learn how an epidural is given, and the benefits and risks associated with it.

Membrane sweep is a manual procedure carried out by a doctor or a midwife, most often, when the expectant mother is past her due date. Read how membrane sweep is done, how it helps labor and the risks involved.

In about 15% of pregnancies, water breaks before labor begins. Unlike how movies project, water breaking is not always dramatic or embarrassing. We provide you the answers to the most common questions on water breaking and a guide to what you need to do when your waters break.

There’s more information on giving birth, when to go for a C-section, how to bring on labor when you are past your due date and more for you to explore. 

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