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Is it safe to take syntocinon if I give birth at home?

Is it safe to take syntocinon if I give birth at home?

No: Oxytocin should be delivered only in a hospital setting where your baby can be monitored for distress and an emergency c-section can be accomplished in an expeditious fashion. The preferred administration is intravenous, as that can be discontinued rapidly. At home, you only have the nasal spray, and the effects go away much more slowly. ...Read more

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I'm about to give birth in the next few weeks. I have heard a lot about pertussis risks & cases that are close to our home town. My family is vaccinated, but what other precautions should I take to protect our new baby?

I'm about to give birth in the next few weeks. I have heard a lot about pertussis risks & cases that are close to our home town. My family is vaccinated, but what other precautions should I take to protect our new baby?

Breastfeeding: Congratulations! i usually recommend breastfeeding, no smoking, wash hands frequently, tdap vaccination for those around the baby (including grandparents), and asking those that are sick not to come visit or hold the baby. ...Read more

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How do i give birth at home?

How do i give birth at home?

With a midwife: For normal (not high-risk) pregnancies home births have better outcomes than hospital births but it is crucial to have a skilled midwife. Not all midwives do home deliveries but many do. See www.naturalbirthblog.com/find-a-midwife/ to help locate a good midwife. You may want to interview 2 or 3 to find one you really like. I also advise reading Ina May's Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin. ...Read more

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Why do you think women give birth at home ?

Why do you think women give birth at home ?

Risky behavior: My wife's pregnancy with our son was textbook perfect until her water broke (in the hospital). Then our son's fetal heart rate plummeted. He was born by emergency c section 5 minutes later and is now a cute, active and bright 4 year old. If we had been at home the delay would have resulted in severe brain damage. This could not have been predicted or prevented, which is why we have hospitals. ...Read more

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Why would women prefer to give birth at home ?

Why would women prefer to give birth at home ?

Home delivery: Because they want to be in a relaxed, familiar environment and do things naturally. I am concerned about ability to respond to complications in the setting of a home delivery. ...Read more

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I wanna know a natural way to give birth at 7 months i can't take the pain and can't sleep

I wanna know a natural way to give birth at 7 months i can't take the pain and can't sleep

I : I know that being pregnant can feel miserable. But, please don't put you baby's life at risk by trying to induce labor yourself. Talk to your obstetrician. ...Read more

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If u take in 29july when will u give birth?

If u take in 29july when will u give birth?

7-29-14 conception: First Day of Your Last Menstrual Period (Estimated): Jul 15, 2014 Your Conception Date: Jul 29, 2014 End of First Trimester (12 weeks): Oct 7, 2014 End of Second Trimester (27 weeks): Jan 20, 2015 Estimated Due Date: Apr 21, 2015 ...Read more

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Can we take action and select a certain date to give birth?

Speak with your OB : Doc u can do an elective induction anytime after 39 weeks gestation , so the earliest would be 7 days before your due date. ...Read more

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