Induction of Labour.Risks and Benefits

Induction of Labor

Many women do not experience natural labor, so it is normal for them to be induced. However, if this is your first time, it...
Child Birth Preparation .Choosing Where to Deliver / Give Birth

Questions to ask your Childbirth Care Provider

Once you discover that you’re pregnant, the next step is to choose a healthcare provider to walk the journey with you. Now, how do...
Vaginal Birth after C Section

Elective Repeat Cesarean Section (ERCS)

If you have given birth through C-section before, you can plan with your doctor to have the surgery in subsequent deliveries. This is referred...
Baby after birth

What Happens to Your Baby after Birth?

Most pregnant women only think about labour and birth. However, once your baby is finally born, there are several procedures that are followed soon...

Forceps, Vacuum Extraction and Episiotomy

There are a couple of common pregnancy and labour procedures that are done in Kenya. They include Forceps, Vacuum Extraction and Episiotomy. Forceps Forceps are...
Vaginal Birth after C Section

Having A Vaginal Birth After C-Section (VBAC)?

Yes, you can. Women who have had a baby through caesarian can still deliver naturally. Nevertheless, you need to have a long talk with...
Vaginal Birth after C Section

Risks of Vaginal Birth After C-section (VBAC)

Asha* (not her real name) was 37 weeks pregnant with her second baby. After a long day at work, she decided to take a...
Monitoring your Baby’s Health during Labor and Birth

Monitoring your Baby’s Health during Labour and Birth

When you finally go into labour and are admitted to the hospital, your baby will be closely monitored to ensure that they are able...
Monitoring your Baby’s Health during Labor and Birth

Electronic Fetal Monitoring

The external electronic monitor checks and tracks the baby’s heartbeat. Two belts or stretchy fasteners are placed around the mother’s abdomen. These belts hold...

The Delivery Experience

From that first contraction to the final push, here's a summary of what to expect during labour and delivery. Your cervix will open to about...
Best breathing exercises to do when in labor

Best breathing exercises to do when in labour

For many pregnant women in Kenya, the thought of going into labour is frightening with a majority getting frightened and panicking when it begins....
Induction of Labour.Risks and Benefits

The Risks and Benefits of Induction of Labour

If someone invented a risk-free and painless method of giving birth today, women would give everything they have to get it. Labor is extremely...
Pre-term Labour

Common Causes Of Preterm Labor In Kenyan Mothers

Preterm labour is when a woman’s body starts showing signs of giving birth before their due date. In most cases, the labour begins three...
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