One of the first things that women want to learn as they discover that they are pregnant is the date of delivery. The time before that date are eagerly counting, nedeja per week, but sometimes it happens that due date comes and goes, but your child shows no interest in going out into the world. Pregnancy lasts an average of 40 weeks, but it is normal to have two weeks before the birth or after term. Weeks until birth are counted from the first day of menstruation posednje. About 10 percent of normal pregnancy lasts longer than 42 weeks.
There are two types of pregnancy transferred: those are really the last date of delivery and those in which the term is incorrectly calculated. If you are truly the last 42 weeks of pregnancy, then there is an increased risk of maternal and child health. It is important to point out that 95 percent of infants born between 42 and 44 weeks perfectly healthy. In most cases, no specific cause of the transferred pregnancy. It is considered to have a share of inheritance and hormonal factors.
The main concerns
Frequently the children were born after the date of delivery completely healthy. However, a very small number of transferred pregnancies ends in the death of a child. This risk increases with every week, to 10 in 1000 transferred pregnancies that last longer than 43 weeks. Therefore, your doctor will regularly monitor the condition of your child after 40 or 41st weeks of pregnancy.
Some doctors want to reduce the risks transferred to pregnancy give birth to 42 children week. In most cases, methods of observation and is also waiting in line. It is often difficult to know what is best done within 2 weeks after the date of delivery. Since in this period regularly monitors the fetus, if the obstetrician determines that the child is in any way compromised, it can induce labor or caesarean section to complete.If there are no signs of vulnerability can wait, but not more than the actual 41st week. It will be necessary to encourage labor artificially.
The contentious two-week
At this point in the pregnancy, the baby's size can complicate vaginal delivery. In some cases dying placenta can endanger a child's ability to thrive in the womb. When transferred pregnancy increases the risk of meconium in the amniotic fluid. Meconium is a child's chair, and his presence means that the child has already started working in the digestion of the uterus, which can cause breathing problems or infections after birth.
If you and your doctor decide for inducing labor, you may be given medication to help your cervix soften and open. If your amniotic sac is still intact, your physician may make it pierced. If necessary, you may also be given medicine to cause contractions. A baby that is too large to pass through the mother's pelvis will have to be removed by Caesarean section.
Transmitted to the child's appearance
Transferred to the baby can have a long skinny body without belkastog vernix layer that coats the skin of the fetus, too long nails, dehydrated, greenish-brown colored or ošetećenu skin and wrinkled hands.
While waiting for delivery
Just hold on a minute, you're now in the final stages! Take advantage of more time to rest and adapt to the new situation. Accept the feelings. Feelings of frustration and disappointment are normal. Surely you did not want to repay the pregnancy. Take advantage of extra time - sleep and rest while you can. Dovršavajte decorating children's rooms, fill the fridge with other food, make a list of people who will notify the birth.
Feel free to plan your time - your doctor may want to be close to home, but that does not mean you have to miss a new movie in the theater, dinner at a restaurant or a walk in the park. Do not be afraid to plan "normal things" just because you may have to cancel them at the last minute.
Treat with caution "natural methods" to deliver the baby - I know it's quite a large belly, the pressure and expectations and you're tempted to try a "natural" ways of inducing labor that you may have heard from friends or found on the Internet, such as taking spicy food, hot baths or sex. Some tactics are relaxing, others do not make sense, and some would have you could do more harm than good. Before you try anything, consult your doctor. Be in touch regularly with your doctor because you expect frequent examinations until the baby is born. Make sure you know what you should do if you think that you begin labor.