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If you like home you have a limited choice when it comes to pain control. This is because most medications have to be administered under the watchful eye of a specialist. Yet there are a few methods of pain relief during home birth from which you can choose. I call them below.

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As the weeks and months pass, the moment comes closer. The moment you give birth! Hopefully everything is ready in the house such as the nursery, clothes, diapers, car seat and the buggy. Now only your baby! During pregnancy you will probably have felt the discomfort of hard bellies a few times.

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Do you suffer from hemorrhoids after delivery? You are not the only one, about 70% of all women suffer from hemorrhoids during pregnancy or after delivery. Besides the fact that they are very annoying, hemorrhoids are not harmful to your health. However, you may suffer from itching, a burning sensation and pain with your anus.

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Breech presentation occurs in approximately 3 to 4% of unborn babies at the end of pregnancy (36 weeks). A breech presentation means that your baby is lying down with his or her buttocks instead of the head. Originally it is the intention that your baby is in a head position, this brings the least complications.

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During the birth it can happen that the head of your baby does not fit well between your pelvis. The result: an emergency Cesarean section or you get annoying symptoms on your pelvic floor after delivery. To prevent this, it is good to determine in advance whether the head fits between the pelvic floor.

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Currently about 90 to 95% of umbilical cord blood is discarded after birth. That is incredibly a shame because with the stem cells from the umbilical cord blood various diseases can be cured. When you have just given birth you always get the question what to do with the placenta. At that time you can store stem cells from the umbilical cord and select placenta.

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If you would like pain relief during childbirth, you can opt for a pethidine injection in addition to a spinal puncture or remifentanil. Pethidine as a pain relief is a morphine-like substance that is predominantly narcotic. You get this pain relief often in the beginning of the birth when you have about 1 or 2 centimeter access.

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Most people may not immediately think about it, who think until delivery and otherwise not. But do you know what to expect after the birth of your baby? How do you safely go home from the hospital with the car after delivery for example? Have you already thought about that? We do! We met this question a lot.

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Basically you have 9 months to prepare yourself for the arrival of your little one. But still you get a little stress in the last few months. Have you already got everything inside? Are you really ready for the delivery and are you ready for after delivery? Think of your flight bag, the baby stakeout list and everything you need to recover as well as possible.

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The closer you get to the due date, the more you will get your baby finally in your arms. That is why the last few steps of your pregnancy can sometimes weigh considerably. Especially if you have passed the 40 weeks of pregnancy but still do not have a baby. When you have 42 weeks on it, the hospital takes action and starts giving birth.

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In the last trimester of your pregnancy, the baby's descending begins. Your baby then sinks towards your pelvis. This process can take a number of weeks. It is also possible that your baby does not descend during your pregnancy. There is nothing to worry about, during the delivery your baby will still descend.

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In the Netherlands, 15,000 babies are born prematurely each year, which is about 8% of all babies. There is talk of preterm birth if your baby announces itself for the 37th week of your pregnancy and after the 24th week of your pregnancy. The older your baby is, the smaller the chance of complications. Parents of premature children, also called premature children, face an uncertain and difficult time.

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A birth plan is a plan that you put together with your partner. In this plan you write down what your wishes are for during the delivery. A birth plan is not mandatory, but very useful and nice to have. In the first instance, it ensures that you think about the delivery better. That way you prepare yourself in advance.

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It is a question that many women often ask themselves: do I opt for a home birth or hospital delivery? In most cases the choice is entirely up to you and it depends on which choice you feel most comfortable. There has been a lot of research into the safety of home deliveries and for the time being it has not been proven that it is unsafe to give birth to your child in your own home.

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If your baby is still safely in your stomach, he or she is connected to the placenta via the umbilical cord. The umbilical cord includes 2 arteries and a common vein and has a length of 50 to 60 centimeters. The umbilical cord also contains important stem cells. From the placenta the umbilical cord transports nutrients, blood, oxygen and antibodies to your baby.

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A pregnancy lasts about 40 weeks. These 40 weeks start from the first day of your last menstruation. There are few women who give birth exactly on the calculated day. Babies can still 'sit' for up to 42 weeks or decide to come earlier. About 90% of all pregnant women like their baby earlier than 40 weeks.

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During the delivery it can sometimes be necessary for the midwife to make a cut. Usually this happens because the baby is in distress or because you are about to rupture. After a cut has been made, your baby can be born more easily. This is the advantage of it. But cutting in during labor also has several drawbacks.

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If your pregnancy runs without any strange complications or abnormalities then you have a choice: home birth or hospital delivery. Both deliveries have advantages and disadvantages and the choice is entirely up to you. If you prefer giving birth in your own environment because you can relax more then a home birth is more your thing.

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A photo of a baby with an IUD in his hand recently went viral on social media. The impression is created that at birth the baby holds the coil of his mother in his hand. It is claimed that the baby was born with the coil in his hand. This post was posted on Facebook by his mother, Lucy Hellein from Alabama, but she never thought that he would be shared so often.

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During your pregnancy, your baby is surrounded by amniotic fluid along with the amniotic fluid. This bag ensures that the amniotic fluid stays in your body and your baby is protected. The amniotic sac contains membranes and these are attached to the cervix and the placenta. Do you feel in advance if you break membranes?

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