Abnormal Uterine Actions

You’re likely to recognise the signs of labour when the time comes, but if you’re in any doubt, don’t hesitate to contact your midwife. Pitocin is the medication used to start contractions or make them stronger, longer and closer together. I will let you experience the joys and pains of childbirth, and feel the millions of emotions that I felt as you read through this blog. When the muscles relax, the pain fades and your hand will feel the hardness ease. According to main symptoms of the contractions 3 phases of the process may be distinguished: initial (latent), active, and transitional.contractions

Once the contractions last for 60 seconds are less than five minutes apart, and these averages go on for more than an hour. As your labor progresses, your contractions may start out as a low-level menstrual cramp feeling and will get stronger and more intense as labor progresses. Contractions …