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Share Where should the woman give birth Eva Paris @paris_eva In many parts of the world there is no alternative, but today in most developed societies women can choose, in principle, where to give birth. At home, in a hospital, in birth homes ... Where should the pregnant woman give birth? According to the World Health Organization, the ideal place would be the one that the woman chooses because it gives her security and there is the minimum assistance necessary for the birth to be handled correctly

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Share Benefits of late cord clamping Eva Paris @paris_eva The benefits of delaying the umbilical cord impingement in newborns are several, both for the mother and the baby, in the short and long term. This practice is part of the recommendations in the first hour of the baby's life. In the document entitled "Beyond Survival: Comprehensive practices during delivery care, beneficial for the nutrition and health of mothers and children", of the Pan American Health Organization (the regional office of the World Health Organization) ), a section dedicated to the recommendations about c

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Share A true "baby boom": a hospital in Texas attended the birth of 48 babies in just 41 hours Lucy Ortega @LucyUMM In the world, 250 babies are born every minute, and according to different analyzes, the time of year in which more births occur, is in the summer. And in a hospital in Texas, they could see proof of this recently, because in just 41 hours, they attended the births of 48 babies

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Share A woman gives birth after receiving a transplant from her twin sister's womb: first case in the world Lola Rovati @Lolarovati On Wednesday the first baby born after a uterus transplant between homozygous twins came to the world, a dream that seemed impossible but has come true. The protagonists of the story are two sisters of 38 years of Serbian origin living in Italy

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Share How will I know that I am in labor? Unequivocal symptoms that the day has arrived Lola Rovati @Lolarovati It is a question that worries enough to the future mothers, especially to the gilts. But there are very clear signs that will make you recognize that the time has come to take the bag and leave for the hospital

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Birth Share To have a happy delivery: seven things you should avoid during labor Lola Rovati @Lolarovati After waiting for so long, you begin to notice signs that the first phase of labor begins to start. The day has come; At last you are going to meet your baby and you want everything to go smoothly

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Birth Share Placentofagia: it does not have any benefit to eat or drink the placenta after delivery (and doing so could be dangerous) Lola Rovati @Lolarovati Placentofagia, or eating the placenta after childbirth, is a practice that has become fashionable in recent years, promoted in part by some famous women after giving birth to their babies

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Irene Montero gave birth to her twins at six months of pregnancy: causes and complications in premature babies Lola Rovati @Lolarovati The parliamentary spokesperson for Podemos, whom we saw a few days ago talking about motherhood in a television program, has just given birth prematurely to Leo and Manuel, the twins who were waiting for September-October

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Share It can be predicted with a precision of 75-80% if the delivery will be premature with a blood sample Lola Rovati @Lolarovati Every year 15 million premature babies are born in the world, and about a million of them can not survive. According to data from the Spanish Society of Neonatology, premature births in our country have increased by 36% in the last 20 years, and although thanks to increasingly premature medical and scientific advances go forward, there is still a way to go

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Share Cesarean section: a pioneering initiative of the Hospital Vall d'Hebron Karmen Pascual @@ aylakarmela We talk skin-to-skin contact with the baby from the minute zero, that the father or the companion can cut the umbilical cord, that mom can breastfeed in the same operating room and even help her baby to be born

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Share A study found that most babies prefer to be born at night, and their favorite time? 4:00 AM Lucy Ortega @LucyUMM Predicting with certainty when the day and hour in which a baby is born is unlikely. While we may want to be born at a certain date or time of day, it is the baby who chooses when to be born

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Share Caesarean sections increase between 11pm. and 4 o'clock in the morning (and it could be due to the fatigue of the doctors) Laura Guerrero According to a new study from the Pompeu Fabra University, the time at which we put in labor could influence in the end our child ends up being born by caesarean section

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Share Childbirth in the water, yes or no? Armando @armando_bastida When you stop to watch videos of births at home you realize that most women end up dilateing or giving birth in the water, in a large bathtub in the middle of the dining room . If midwives use this system for women to be there better than out of water, why is it not used in hospitals

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Share Circular cord, what happens if the cord is entangled in the neck of the baby? Lola Rovati @Lolarovati The return or circular cord is one of the major concerns about delivery, because as usual, it is scary that it can choke the baby, but the truth is that it is quite frequent and usually resolved without major complications

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Share Babies born by caesarean section would also have to stay in skin-to-skin contact with the mother Armando @armando_bastida If there is one thing we can guarantee today, societies move faster than their institutions, and the proof of this is that there are more and more complaints, requests and pressure from the population towards institutions such as education and health

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Share Epidural anesthesia may lengthen deliveries more than previously thought Armando @armando_bastida Epidural anesthesia , baptized by many mothers as "blessed epidural" and by many others as "better without you" has been with us for a long time, making women give birth with hardly any pain, but in a different way to the natural and, therefore, with more contraindications, side effects and, it is said, even with a worse taste when compared with deliveries without epidurals

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Share Have you had a vaginal birth (PVDC) after a cesarean section? the question of the week Lola Rovati @Lolarovati Every week we ask you a question so that you can answer it in our Answers section and vote the answers of the other users. We also announce the most voted response of the previous week

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Sharing giving birth at home multiplies by four the risk of death of the baby, according to a study Armando @armando_bastida For a few decades, when all the mothers went to give birth to the hospital without qualms and without needing to look for another option, nobody doubted that the hospital was the best place to give birth

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Share Can episiotomy be considered a genital mutilation? Lola Rovati @Lolarovati Today, February 6, the World Day against Female Genital Mutilation is celebrated. Right away we think about the infantile ablation, an atrocity before which we all put our hands to the head, because it really is a horror that can not be believed to continue to exist

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Share Ask the midwife: Vaginal delivery after cesarean section (VBAC) Mireia Long As every Friday comes our section: Ask the midwife . In it the midwife Marina Fernández each week will answer a question that our readers have left for her. This week we have chosen a question that, for women who have had a cesarean section and are going to have a second child, is important, because we are going to assess the possibility of a vaginal birth , its advantages and possible problems.

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Share Childbirth without epidural, does it hurt a lot? La Madre Tigre @LaMadreTigre We talked the other day about whether delivery without an epidural is already an option available to all pregnant women. More and more hospitals are advocating less-delivered deliveries in which anesthesia is becoming a complement and not necessarily a fundamental part of the protocol

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Share Babies born by caesarean section would have more risk of suffering from allergies Armando @armando_bastida Numerous studies tell us again and again that the ideal way to give birth and to be born is vaginally, and in the most natural way possible. That is the ideal, and when that can not be the case, when there is a risk to the mother or the baby, it must be intervened and, if necessary, a cesarean section to the mother, as an emergency measure

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