Bringing a baby into the world takes a lot of hard work -- it’s no accident that they call it labor! In some ways, the hardest part of labor, which ultimately leads to delivery, is waiting for it to finally begin. Although there’s no single indicator that your baby is completely ready to (finally!) make his or her debut, there are several symptoms that can indicate your labor is officially underway.
There are many options for managing pain in labor, from natural methods to pain medications. These are some common forms of pain medication used during labor. As you prepare yourself for the birth of your baby, learn as much as possible about your options for managing your pain during labor by taking a childbirth class, reading up on methods, and most importantly, talking to your healthcare provider about what your options are specifically to your hospital where you will be delivering.
Our friends at Boston NAPS—a private nursing company and team of qualified Registered Nurses that specializes in providing nursing care to expecting, new, and experienced parents and families—are sharing common pregnancy discomforts and how you can remedy them. Most women experience some type of discomfort at some point during their pregnancy. Whether you’re looking morning sickness relief […]