Coping With Contractions

The idea that birth should be efficient has its roots in the 17th century when men used science to re-define birth ( Donnison 1988 ). The body was conceptualised as a machine and birth became a process with stages, measurements, timelines, mechanisms etc. My bowels really reacted poorly to the barium and my stools where white for two weeks. In medieval texts unstressed words very often appear contracted: todol for todo el (all the, masc.), ques for que es (which is), yas for ya se, dome for de ome = de hombre (of/by man) etc.contractions

That is why, after the pregnancy crosses the mark of 40 weeks , the woman should get under the observation of the specialist. These contractions come at regular intervals, usually move from the back to the lower abdomen, last between 30-70 seconds, and get stronger and closer together over time.

If your contractions are easing …

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