stages of labour - Pregnancy

stages of labour

pregnancy symptom


Hemorrhoids, also known as piles, are an unpleasant, but not unavoidable pregnancy symptom, many expectant mothers experience. They are a type of varicose vein found in your rectal area, which means they are basically swollen rectal blood vessels caused by the excess pressure placed on your vena cava by your ever expanding uterus and your […]

baby breastfeeding


Oxytocin is another important hormone and though it is what causes those painful contractions during labour, you wouldn’t be able to hold your gorgeous baby without it. Oxytocin has an important role in conception, labour and breastfeeding. In conception, oxytocin is the hormone that is responsible for your sexual arousal and of course if you […]

The 3 stages of labour

Your labour will occur in three distinct phases from the moment you feel your first contraction to the moment you deliver your placenta. No one’s labour is the same and you can be in labour for anywhere between 10 and 20 hours, but there’s still some people who are in labour for less or more […]

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