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Why is it so painful to give birth?

Why is it so painful to give birth?

Two answers: The first-physiology, it is not that easy to get a cantaloupe sized baby head to pass through your vagina. Just think how painful a large stool can be and quintuplify it. The second- part of the divine plan and miracle of birth-the answers to which we are not privy to. I speculate that this magnifies the maternal child bonding magic. ...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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Will I be able to give birth?

Will I be able to give birth?

VERY complicated: You ask a very simple question, but there is no simple answer. Have you delivered before? Any problems? Biggest issue at age 46 is getting pregnant... Good luck! ...Read more

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How to give birth to baby boy?

How to give birth to baby boy?

Luck: There are no proven methods for sex selection of a child. There are lots of old wives tales out there, but none are proven to be work consistently. The sex of the baby is up to the male, meaning whether the sperm carries an x or a y chromosome, since the mother only has an x. ...Read more

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What is healthy way to give birth?

What is healthy way to give birth?

Depends.: There is no single answer for all women. Some women can achieve normal delivery via the vaginal route, other via the abdominal (cesarean) route. Your doctor should be able to assist you in making the right decision for your body and pregnancy. ...Read more

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How much does it cost to give birth?

How much does it cost to give birth?

Depends on Area: In utah where i practice, it costs approximately $5000 for an uncomplicated vaginal delivery with a 2 day hospital stay. ...Read more

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What does it feel like to give birth?

Exhilarating!!!: Obviously, i've never done it...But, I have witnessed enough to tell you it is nothing to be afraid or intimidated about! ricky lake and abby epstein just release the sequel to business of being born, called more business of being born. I went to the premier in la and it was amazing! watch the series of films and see for yourself. Everyone has a different and +/- gratifying experience. ...Read more

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How do I know its time to give birth?

How do I know its time to give birth?

5-1-1 or 5-1-2: In general, contractions will come and go and may not be labor. Only when they are regular, every 4-5 min apart or sooner, and when that lasts more than 1-2 hours is it usually labor. If your bag of water breaks, call your doctor and plan to head to hospital. "the rule: 5 min apart, lasting 1 minute, continuing for more than 1-2 hours." always make sure your baby is moving well. ...Read more