Why you need individual support during labor?
Fears about the upcoming birth can be set. They are specific enough, but more often it is a conglomerate of several fears, with the prevailing fear of the unknown. I handle it? How strong are my feelings in childbirth? I will not harm your child’s behavior? How will the situation in the hospital? Behave as doctors and midwives? Questions every expectant mother a lot of answers to them is much less …
What exactly are we so afraid of?
Hospital setting and nurses in white coats. Nobody likes hospitals and other medical institutions. We find ourselves in a similar place only when necessary, when sick or pass a medical examination, worrying, and if everything is OK? Hospital walls, so expectations are associated with anxiety and unpleasant, sometimes painful manipulations. Of course, childbirth – is another matter, it is a step necessary for the long-awaited meeting with the baby. And, nevertheless, caution persists, aggravated by stories about correct behavior is not always someone else’s medical rabotnikov.Vokrug reputable people who may not have neither the time nor the inclination to explain what is happening and why.
Diffidence. Especially the first birth may be submitted absolutely no way it will happen in reality, imagination can draw a variety of situations in which the new mother is helpless, not knowing what to do next. Of course, you have to pass generations to know all the nuances. Therefore, having no experience, we often rely on just a doctor, which will give birth, and hope that it will meet our expectations. Also go through prenatal training. This gives you the opportunity to have in the arsenal of self-care skills in battles.Courses moms help form a firm belief that for the well and fast delivery importantly – relax. But there is fear – and suddenly “I forget when to start.” Or – and suddenly “doctor is busy, and I myself can not do it.” And so on …
The main fear of many women in childbirth – the fear surrounding indifference in such an unpredictable process as childbirth. And now this question can be easily solved, because every expectant mother have a unique opportunity to bring to rodzal reliable assistant. Doctors and midwives usually favor such a decision because they know – they themselves may be too busy to constantly be around. Yes, and according to the order of Ministry of Health of Ukraine on labor management at all vain attempts roddomovskaya team is bound to be near the mothers at the same struggles – in the form of control is necessary inspection once every hour.Contractions last few hours, and it turns out that most of the time without a new mother holds nurses.
A possible way out
Known statistics – births take place in the presence of a partner with much less pain and mostly without complications. Why is this happening? From time immemorial, the laboring woman required the support of a man who makes her trust, and, therefore, next to which she can relax without thinking. Sometime before this role performed remarkably midwife, who had extensive experience receiving delivery and natural talent for obstetrics. Midwife during labor was caring mother for mothers. She did not explain constantly what to do and when to do it, does not dictate behavior maternity style, but rather adjust to the behavior of mothers. Midwife knew that every birth is unique, and therefore, there is no single algorithm behavior in labor, which helped universally to everyone. And new mother herself feels intuitively as her one time or another birth breathe what position to take …. to impose their point of view may be inconclusive, since each laboring woman has a unique body. The main thing – to create a sense of safety in childbirth, lack of feeling abandoned. Nowadays part of caring for a woman in labor takes on doula, midwife as it helps, along with a doctor and a midwife attending the delivery.
Personal Assistant in childbirth – doula
Dole provides individual support for pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum stage follows. Young family meets douloykak possible, at the stage of pregnancy, receives psychological support already in the process of carrying a baby, to be discussed all the needs, fears of the future mother, individual sessions are held in preparation for childbirth. Together with the future parents discussed the alleged delivery scenario. If births are by appointment with the doctor – a joint meeting helps to find common ground.
Dole – assistant in labor, which has medical and psychological education, and certainly own successful experience of natural childbirth, it is advisable not unique. Such assistant having good theoretical base, knowing medical terminology, it is easy to communicate with medical personnel, to protect future mother of communication and to protect its interests. Dole tries to fulfill all the wishes of mothers, not only creates an atmosphere of safety with their presence, but in the difficult moments tells you how you can now exist a fight as better posture change makes effective analgesic massage.
The closest people to the new mother and baby is born – certainly husband. Provided that it has a moral commitment and willingness to go to the maternity ward, it can replace Dole. More common is another option – to take delivery and Dole, and her husband – both help while doula takes on something with which her husband may have some difficulty.
And further, in the postpartum stage, doula support a young family – together mastered the skills to care for the baby, breastfeeding is getting better, assisted in the case of postpartum depression.
Particularly pleased that today we have a choice of mothers and childbirth can be turned into a special day meeting with a toddler in a small ordinary miracle, which is unique to each family.