10 Signs of Approaching Labor

Many symptoms indicate the approach of natural birth or that the date has arrived, what are the symptoms of natural delivery and how they vary from time to time?

It is not possible to predict the exact date of natural birth but is calculated roughly on the date of the last menstrual cycle, and change the symptoms of pregnancy and birth symptoms from one stage to another in pregnancy.

When does a normal birth occur?

Birth usually occurs between week 36 and week 40 of pregnancy, but sometimes premature birth occurs between weeks 20 and 36.

However, the following symptoms of normal labor are indicative of their approach:

Symptoms of childbirth days before they occur:

A few days before birth, you have the following symptoms:

  1. Intermittent pain in the lower abdomen and back.
  2. Colic in the pelvic area is similar to menstrual cramps.
  3. Increased weight in the lower abdomen.
  4. Diarrhea may occur for two or three days before birth.
  5. Vaginal discharge increased significantly.
  6. Drops of blood or mixing with a little blood.
  7. Stiffness of the abdomen and fossilization becomes very tight.
  8. Feeling the need to clean the house and prepare it.
  9. Family nostalgia and family tenderness.
  10. Mood swings and nervousness.

Signs That Labor is 24 to 48 hours away before they occur

When the symptoms of childbirth are very close, hours before the actual birth, the woman has the following symptoms:

  1. The need to urinate and take out is very, very frequent.
  2. You have more energy for movement and work.
  3. Contractions become more painful and their duration and frequency are higher.
  4. Women may develop diarrhea or nausea.
  5. The weight of the abdomen is greatly reduced as the child descends the pelvis.
  6. Breathing becomes deeper and longer.
  7. The water bag explodes and the amniotic fluid descends from the vagina.
  8. Drops of blood and qualitatively dense vaginal discharge.
  9. The mucus plug that clogs the cervix goes down during pregnancy

How do I make my birth easier?

Here are some tips to make it easier to give birth:

  1. Stay fit, move around and exercise properly.
  2. Look for support, it might be your mother, your sister, your husband or your girlfriend.
  3. Distract your attention from the pain by reading a book or a mobile application.
  4. Take a warm bath, it helps you relax.
  5. Get a massage for your back and shoulders.
  6. Walk gently to facilitate contractions.
  7. Think carefully about reducing labor pain.
  8. Prepare well for premature birth.

When should you go to the hospital to give labor?

Call your doctor as soon as you feel the symptoms of childbirth start, and go to the hospital when one of the following happens:

  1. The contractions become at a pace every ten minutes.
  2. You cannot tolerate labour pain.
  3. The amniotic fluid (birth water) comes down.
  4. Blood comes down more than just drops.
  5. Constrictions become persistent, persistent, and intolerably painful.

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