May 25, 2016

What to expect during labour

Giving birth is one of the most natural processes, but the prospect of pain and possible complications are all valid concerns. The truth is, the more you know about the labour process, and the more prepared you are when the time comes, the better it is for you and your baby. Here, we take a closer look at what to expect during the first, second and third stages of labour. The first stage of labour This is usually the longest stage, and it's when contractions make your cervix dilate (open up) slowly. When you’ve dilated more than 3cm, you are…
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