Labor and Delivery
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Planning for Birth
talk with your doctor or midwife
Who will deliver your baby
Where you want to have your baby
childbirth education class
bank your baby's umbilical cord blood
Breastfeeding: Should I Breastfeed My Baby?
Pregnancy: Should I Bank My Baby's Umbilical Cord Blood?
Signs of Labor
dropping, or lightening
Braxton Hicks contractions
rupture of the membranes
Continuous labor support
Focused breathing techniques
Laboring in water
Pregnancy: Should I Have an Epidural During Childbirth?
Pudendal and paracervical blocks
Types of Delivery
Stages of Labor
using medicine to stimulate (augment) contractions
types of fetal monitoring you may have
Labor induction and augmentation
Right After the Birth
Breastfeeding: Planning Ahead
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