How to treat a milk blister

How to treat a milk blister

After giving birth, the breastfeeding phase is one of the most important things. But sometimes mothers experience problems during breastfeeding. As a result, the baby does not get enough milk. One problem that often occurs is cracked nipple. Cracked nipple or milk blister is pain and blisters on the area of the nipple. Continue reading “How to treat a milk blister”

Overview of Gestational age

Overview of Gestational age

People plan to have children at numerous stages of their lives, and this implies different ages. So, is there one thing like ‘the good age to own a baby? There are benefits and downsides to having kids of all ages. Also, factors just like the financial conditions, the society you reside in, and the career prospects of each also play a role in selecting the proper time to begin having a child. Gaining in-depth info concerning these factors can assist you to decide that the simplest age for you to urge pregnant is. Continue reading “Overview of Gestational age”

The diagnosis of pregnancy

Determining an advanced pregnancy is as not difficult as determining the initial pregnancy, especially if the new patient is having late of menstruation for a period of a few weeks. This situation will be more difficult if the patient accidentally hides his pregnancy, such as unwanted pregnancy or vice versa in a very pregnant person. Continue reading “The diagnosis of pregnancy”

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Healthy babies die suddenly in sleep without any symptoms. These are SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) can occur in 1 to 100,000 babies. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is a condition in which infants under 1 year die suddenly in their sleep, without any prior signs. According to medical experts, SIDS has become the leading cause of death in infants aged 30 days after birth. However, the fact cause of SIDS still being uncertainty. SIDS is often referred to as crib death (infant bed death) and attacks 1 in 100,000 babies, especially ages 2-4 months.

Some assumption of this death is caused by the brain’s ability to control breathing so that when the process of breathing disturbed such as the blanket covers the baby’s nose or mouth, the baby is affected by SIDS. This death generally occurs when the baby is sleeping. Low birth weight is said to be one of the factors that cause SIDS. Babies with low birth weight can be found in premature babies or twins. Babies with this condition usually have immature brain and nerve tissue, so that control of the respiratory system and heart rate is weak. Continue reading “Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)”

Mechanism of labor

Mechanism of labor

The mechanism of labor is defined as a position movement carried out by the fetus to adjust to the mother’s pelvis. The main movements of the mechanism of labor are engagement, head loss, flexion, internal rotation (inner rotation), extension, expulsion, external rotation (outer rotation). In short, the mechanism of labor is successive fetal movements to adjust to the birth canal. Continue reading “Mechanism of labor”

Normal Vaginal Delivery

Normal Vaginal Delivery

Talking about normal labor, maybe for those who have not experienced it, they will think “horrified, sick, and hurt. Naturally, these such assumptions may exist. Either birth normally or cesarean section is the natural things done by the women. Maybe cesarean delivery is not as painful as normal labor, but it has long-term effects. If asked to choose between normal maternity or cesarean section, it is strongly recommended to deliver normally. Some women are not likely or not recommended to give birth normally. Since, if someone forced to give birth normally, it will be fatal for both the mother and fetus. Continue reading “Normal Vaginal Delivery”

How to Treat Varicose Veins for Pregnant Women

How to Treat Varicose Veins for Pregnant Women

Varicose veins are defined as swelling and widening of the vein vessels that usually occur in the legs due to the accumulation of blood. Varicose veins usually are characterized by purple or dark blue veins and appear swollen or prominent. The buildup blood in the veins is a result of a weakening or damage venous valve. Eventually, veins function to drain blood from the entire body to the heart. Inside the vein,  a valve that functions as a one-way door for the blood that has passed through it. Weak or damaged venous valves cause backflow of blood and buildup of blood in the veins. This buildup then causes the vessels to dilate, as a result, it can cause varicose veins. Varicose veins can occur in all veins in the body. However, this condition most often occurs in the area of the legs, especially the calves. Scientifically, it appears because of the great pressure when standing or walking. Varicose veins can also appear in the pelvis, anus (hemorrhoids), vagina, uterus, or esophagus (esophageal varices). Varicose veins are not only susceptible to being experienced by women, but men also have the potential opportunity to experience the same thing. Continue reading “How to Treat Varicose Veins for Pregnant Women”

Postpartum bleeding or lochia

Postpartum bleeding or lochia

After giving birth, every mother will experience bleeding. Later, it is called as the postpartum period. This bleeding is a natural mechanism of the body to cleanse the uterus from the blood and placenta formed during pregnancy. One of these forms is lockhea (shed and released during the puerperium). Lochia is defined as postpartum blood or excretion that occurs during the postpartum period. Lochia consists of blood, exfoliated tissue from the uterine lining, and bacteria. For several days after giving birth, lochia consists of a normal amount of blood, so the color is bright red and looks like heavy menstrual blood. Lochia can come out in the form of blood emission. If you lie down for a while and blood has gathered in the vagina. Then, you will see small blood clots when you get up from a lying position. Continue reading “Postpartum bleeding or lochia”

Vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC)

Vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC)

Maybe some mothers asked, could they not give birth normally if they had previously given birth by cesarean section? Is it possible to give birth normally if you had a cesarean section? Certainly not as easy as imagined. Many factors must be considered.

Normal labor after a previous cesarean section may have been delivered. In the medication, this is called vaginal delivery after Cesarean (VBAC). Although currently, the success rate of normal labor after cesarean is quite large, it is not a simple and riskless action. The decision to give birth normally after a cesarean section requires careful consideration and complete preparation. Continue reading “Vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC)”

Pushing the Baby Out

Pushing the Baby Out

Labor is a natural process, and very involved the instinct. Indeed, practically in most health services both hospitals, clinics, health centers or midwifery practice sites, they mostly instruct mothers to push as hard as they can in a lying position. Along with the development of knowledge in midwifery, experts examine three things that support the smooth delivery of the maternity process. them is POWER. Continue reading “Pushing the Baby Out”