Labour

“There is a secret in our culture, and it’s not that birth is painful. It’s that women are strong.” ~ Laura Stavoe Harm. Understanding how labor works prepares you for the work ahead and the amazing strength that every woman has to birth her child.

Stages Of Labour

Congratulations on carrying your pregnancy to term. Now it’s time to go to the hospital to receive your bundle of joy. You must have...
True and Flase Labor.

True and False Labour

As you approach your due date, you may experience some contractions that are not a sign of labor. We referred to as false labor...
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...
Eating or drinking during labor

Is eating or drinking during labour safe?

The debate on whether women in labour should be allowed to eat or drink has been going on for many decades. However, in recent...

How to involve your partner in the stages of labour

The days of dads in Kenya being informed of the delivery of their babies via phone call or text are quickly fading away. Soon-to-be...
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....
Labour Warning Signs. Signs that You will Deliver Soon!

Labour Warning Signs. Signs that You will Deliver Soon!

Labour Warning Signs. These are Signs of pre-labour that indicate that the body is preparing and ready for delivery anytime and range from nausea,...
Preparing For Labour : Childbirth Preparation

Preparing For Labour : Childbirth Preparation

Preparing For Labour: Childbirth Preparation a detailed guide, comprehensively done on what to and not to do before childbirth Preparing For Labour: Childbirth Preparation Classes...
Induction of Labour.Risks and Benefits

Induction of Labour

Induction of labour occurs when your doctor uses medicine to start your labour for you instead of waiting for it to begin on its...
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...
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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