Let's look at the stages of how the birth.Begin childbirth often clashes with the so-called "opening stage" of the cervix.Next is the "stage of exile" (attempts), the consequence of which is the birth of a baby, and completes the generic act of "birth" of the placenta (the residual parts of the placenta and membranes).But the process of delivery will be discussed in our next article, and now dwell on the onset of labor - contractions.Real
called regular uterine contractions, leading to the disclosure of the cervix.They last a few hours, gradually increasing in strength, frequency and duration.The contractions are accompanied by strong drawing pains in the lower abdomen and lower back.At this point, the woman feels her stomach is compressed into a ball, becoming a solid.The duration of the bout - a few seconds, after which the uterus is relaxed again.Beginners (first) fight virtually painless, so many women do not even notice.Pain worse with the development of labor.In between contractions, the se
main difference between true labor of childbirth precursors is the duration of uterine contractions, as well as the duration of the interval between them.True contractions occur at least once during every 10-11 minutes.If you feel that the battle became more frequent and long, you can rest assured that you went into labor!
Before birth (some women directly during childbirth) there is leakage or rupture of membranes.Water look like a liquid that has no color, sometimes containing a small impurity of whitish flakes (this lubrication syrovidnaya fetus, which consists of small particles of skin and hair, coming down from the baby's body is still inside the mother's womb).The amount of amniotic fluid is quite large - about 250-300 ml.They might like a little leak for several hours, and move all at once.If the water depart immediately, then the woman formed a puddle, and if the leak and gradually - the panties or panty liner very quickly saturated with moisture.
should be remembered that if the water broke, you should immediately go to the hospital, even if the battle had not yet begun!Amniotic fluid provides protection for your baby, so the long stay of the child without protection in the womb can lead to serious complications during childbirth, and after them!That is why it is crucial to distinguish between leaking (or effusive) of water from the vaginal discharge, which at the end of pregnancy is sufficient liquid and abundant.Note that the number in any case much less than the amount of amniotic fluid is poured out.Therefore, if you have any doubts about the nature of the liquid released from the genital tract, seek medical attention!Only obstetrician will determine what happens to you - went into labor, or increased the number of selections.