Having been pregnant for nine months, the mind of the mother is focused on when to begin the work of childbirth. While there is no sure way to predict exactly when to begin, there are some indications that the work of labor has begun, every woman pregnant should know. If any of these signs begins before the 38th week of pregnancy, immediate medical attention is needed, since it is considered premature birth.
According to the Mayo Clinic, contractions, which are usually the most noticeable sign of the work of childbirth, are muscular contractions of the uterus that will become stronger, longer and closer together consistently. During pregnancy, women experience Braxton Hicks contractions called, but these are milder, shorter and could be avoided with a change in your activity level.
Breaking the bag
Some women experience the membranes rupture -orpiment bag- before any other indication of work delivery, or in conjunction with other evidence; but it also may be the doctor who has to break them. However, the American Pregnancy Association says that only 1 in 10 women will experience a sudden flow of liquid end, as is often seen in movies and TV shows.
As the baby moves down the birth canal, which is called birth, breathing becomes easier. However, you also need to urinate more often. According to the Medical Center of the University of Maryland, this a few weeks or hours can take place before starting work in labor and notes work delivery note when jointly with another or other signs of labor delivery.
According to the Cleveland Clinic, the cervix will shrink, which is called thinning during labor and delivery. Also stretch and open, which is called dilation.
When the cervix begins to shrink and swell, the mucus plug, which has sealed your cervix since starting your pregnancy fall. This will cause a blood stained discharge, sometimes blood is dark brown and sometimes the mucosa is pink spots.