Timing your contractions will help you and your health care provider track what is happening. Easy to use This app was super easy to use and helped me to keep track of my early Labour contractions and report to the midwives. By the time we got there, I was shaking and could not talk or walk through the contractions and we were admitted immediately, I was 4 cm. I wanted to wait on the epidural, so I got into the birthing tub.
This will be our reading board where we display any reading craftivities, anchor charts, etc. Work out how far apart your contractions are – Subtract the start time of the previous contraction from the start time of your current contraction and you’ll be able to work out how far apart they are.
The contractions were so bad I was vocal about it. Normally during contractions I would meditate until they passed but these were bad. These contractions are typically not painful and do not happen at regular intervals. I was experiencing strong contractions sporadically from an hour apart to 1.30 min were more consistent at night, and really only spaced out during the morning.
Being able to time the contractions and monitor the intervals was a huge importance the to birth of our child. I awoke from sleep realizing what had happened and called C. My contractions weren’t very strong yet or timely so I tried to go back to sleep. Cervical ligaments seek to anchor the uterus at and around the level of the cervix.
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