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Share Waterbirth Vessel: the latest technology for water births Lola Rovati @Lolarovati The benefits of childbirth in water are increasingly recognized. It helps to relax the muscles, to alleviate the pains of contractions and to soften the tissues of the perineum to favor the exit of the baby, besides being very pleasant

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Share Vaginal birth is possible after a cesarean in multiple birth Lola Rovati @Lolarovati We have already talked about the possibility of having a vaginal delivery after a cesarean section, according to the WHO, 80% of women can have it, and recently a study revealed that it is also possible after several cesarean deliveries

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Share The bath before birth promotes birth Eva Paris @paris_eva More and more hospitals are joining the humanized attention to delivery recommended by the World Health Organization, which includes the participation of the mother and the adequacy of the physical environment for comfort and safety during delivery

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Share External cephalic version, the best alternative to avoid breech delivery La Madre Tigre @LaMadreTigre The external cephalic version (VCE) is a technique whose objective is to manually turn over the baby that is misplaced in order to avoid a breech birth or a cesarean section. Despite being the best alternative , recommended by the World Health Organization for its effectiveness and safety, to avoid the risk of infant and maternal morbidity associated with both a vaginal delivery and a cesarean section in the breech position , it is still an uncommon practice some countries

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Share Labor without an epidural, an option for all pregnant women? La Madre Tigre @LaMadreTigre More and more women are encouraged to live the experience of a natural birth in an attempt to put an end to the excess interventionism that childbirth has undergone in recent years. We speak of respected births, natural or humanized and, in some way, we assume that one of the fundamental premises to enjoy this type of delivery is not to resort to epidural anesthesia

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Share "If you lose control during labor you will have an epidural, " they told us once Armando @armando_bastida It happened during our second pregnancy, waiting for Aran, who wanted to have things more controlled than with the first one and make it clear, before going to give birth to the hospital, what was our position and what were our wishes for that birth

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Share In the World Respected Childbirth Week "Open your eyes, advise yourself, do not shut up" Eva Paris @paris_eva Yesterday we told you that the World Respected Childbirth Week began with the slogan "Please, do not disturb! We are in labor "and today we return with this celebration because we want to claim other aspects of the right that every woman has to a humanized birth

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Share World Week of Respected Childbirth 2013 Eva Paris @paris_eva As of today, the World Respected Childbirth Week takes place , and although we often bring you news and reflections related to this issue, because we believe that fighting for a respected delivery is every day's work, this week we will talk more about it

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Share Our mothers and grandmothers gave birth faster than women now Armando @armando_bastida Over the years, times change, health improves and everything seems to go better, to the point that none of our mothers and grandmothers would change the advances they have now for what they had in their youth

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Share Preterm birth? It does not have to be a C-section, yes or yes Lola Rovati @Lolarovati It is usually believed (we are led to believe) that when a baby is born before term, a cesarean section must be performed to "avoid risks", but new studies show that vaginal delivery is safer than cesarean section in the case of premature delivery

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Share Skin with mother-baby skin, also after a cesarean Eva Paris @paris_eva Early skin-to-skin contact has multiple benefits for the mother and the baby, so it must be ensured that, as long as the health conditions of both allow it, they do not separate. The University General Hospital of Elche (Alicante) has applied for the first time the contact technique "skin with mother-baby skin" after a cesarean section

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Share Impressive: the photo of the baby that was born with the amniotic sac intact Eva Paris @paris_eva They are very rare cases: only one out of every 80, 000 babies that are born do so with whole membranes, without breaking. That is why this photo is going around the Net: the photo of the baby that was born with the amniotic sac intact

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Share Gives birth to naturally conceived quadruplets and turns out to be two pairs of twins Armando @armando_bastida If giving birth to quadruplets without the help of in vitro fertilization or some other technique of fertilization is already very rare, the chances that at birth babies are two pairs of twins are minimal, as well as that only happens in one of each 70 million deliveries

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Share Mexico, the country with the most caesarean sections in the world Lola Rovati @Lolarovati Although the World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that the percentage of deliveries by cesarean section should not exceed 15% of deliveries, in many countries this figure is greatly exceeded, as is the case of Mexico, the country with the most cesareans

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Share Information and awareness campaign about the Kristeller maneuver Mireia Long The El Parto Association is Our is preparing a campaign of information and awareness about the maneuver of Kristeller and we echo it to invite you, if you were during your birth, to participate. The Kristeller is to make a strong pressure during the expulsive in the abdomen of the mother (fundus uterus) to get the baby out or get to crown more quickly

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Share What are the most common injuries of babies during delivery? Armando @armando_bastida When a couple explains that they have just had a baby, there is always someone who asks them how the delivery was and how the mother and the baby are doing, because they assume that there can be problems in the births and that either the mother or the baby can suffer some consequence It is true that there are fewer and fewer problems arising from childbirth, however babies are relatively fragile and are therefore liable to suffer some resulting injuries, either from the same birth, or from interventions

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Share The five most frequently asked questions about home birth Armando @armando_bastida If we were to ask our grandmothers where they gave birth, surely more than one would explain that they did it at home, because before there was not the means available now. Most children were born well, without problems, but some deliveries were problematic and the consequences were unpredictable

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Share The best posts about the birth of 2012 in Babies and more Lola Rovati @Lolarovati Continuing with our balance on the most outstanding contents that we have published in the blog in each theme, it is the turn of the best posts of 2012 about childbirth in Babies and more . It is a year in which more than ever we have promoted awareness for a respected delivery and we have vindicated the importance of choosing

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Share What are secundines? Eva Paris @paris_eva "Secundinas" (From the Latin secundinae, -arum). Med. Placenta and membranes that surround the fetus. Coincidentally I find this term and I see that the Dictionary of the Royal Academy picks it up in the way I quote above. Seconds that feed and envelop the fetus have to leave the mother's body at a given time

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Share When the father can not be in labor: the story of the birth of a son while in Afghanistan Lola Rovati @Lolarovati Many times life distorts the plans we had planned and there are particular circumstances, such as the father can not be in the delivery of his child. I wanted to share with you the exciting story of the birth of little Galen, which his father could not attend personally because he was destined for a military mission in Afghanistan

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Share It is better to delay at home Armando @armando_bastida Many couples who are about to be parents believe, largely because of film and television, that deliveries happen in a matter of minutes, that either you run a lot or the child leaves in the car, and the reality is very different because a delivery is a matter of hours, and not a few (as a general rule)

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Share Do not hurry, the baby will be born when he is ready to be born Lola Rovati @Lolarovati Nobody likes to be rushed, much less for something as important as being born. If all goes well and it is a healthy pregnancy, the birth will be triggered nothing more and nothing less than when both, mother and baby, are prepared for it to happen

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