It is known as prepaid to pre-phase Birth . Is called Birth or delivery , meanwhile, to the process through which a woman expels from her belly, at the right time, the fetus that developed inside her.
The pre-school idea can be used to refer to the stage in which the body of the pregnant woman is preparing for childbirth . In this sense, the preparation can last from a few hours to two weeks.
During the preparation, the loss of the mucous plug occurs, a slight dilation develops and the pressure in the rectum and pelvis is increased. They also increase sporadic uterine contractions. However, these symptom They vary and are not always detectable.
The concept of preparto can also be used with reference to the general preparation for childbirth , both of women and men. In this framework we talk about preparatory course or preparatory classes : meetings that help the couple learn everything they need to facilitate the birth of baby .
Preparatory courses include breathing and relaxation exercises for the pregnant and techniques to control pain. Various questions are also explained so that the woman can detect if something abnormal occurs during labor.
These preparatory courses also usually include useful lessons for the first weeks after birth of the child: from how diapers should be changed to the best way to breastfeed, through the ways of bathing the baby without risks.