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Advantages of having a baby through water birth

One of the ways of having a baby that isn’t common but is gaining in some popularity is water birth.It is not like the usual way of giving birth where the patient needs to lie down on a medical bed.But it is a safe method to undergo when giving birth to a baby. 

So what we are going to do is look at the water birth process and it’s benefits. These are going to come from experience that I have gained as a San Diego midwife.Water birth is the method of giving birth to a baby while the mother is submerged in water.  Usually in a tub of warm water.One reason why they say water birthing is good for the baby is because the baby will enter an evironment similar to where he lived for 9 months which is water.It is one way for the babies to get adjusted because they also have been in water for almost 9 months.

It is also shown in studies that it helps in pain management.To hear that is a big relief for women. A lot of times it allows the use of no medicine.  I have performed many without medicine as well as many other midwives San Diego I have spoken with.

Is water birthing a safe way to deliver a baby?  Studies have shown that most of the time it is.  There are a few instances when it isn’t advisable due to certain medical conditions. I have had that happen in my water birth San Diego service. Consulting a doctor first is the best thing to do.

Another benefit of undergoing water birthing is lessened skin tears.This can be very painful when giving birth.  But having a baby in water helps lessen that possibility.  Because it soothes the skin.

This kind of delivery can be the right choice for you if you just follow these steps.Benefits will be plenty for the mother and the baby if they use this method.  As always consult your doctor first to see if it right for you.


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