Before the child begins to move, the mother should be warned about this. She must understand that the first weak heartbeat or measured tapping is nothing but the movements of her child, who already exercises his muscles and takes part in their improvement by his own will. At this point the child is already becoming a reality. When the palpitations of the fetus are heard, you can give your mother a long stethoscope so that she can hear the sound of her child's heart. The woman needs to be told that now the length of the child has already reached twenty-five centimeters, and the mass of it - from two hundred thirty to three hundred and forty grams. Some women talk about uniform beats in the uterus, which lasts up to half an hour or more. The assumption that the child was attacked by hiccups, warms up the interest of the mother and gives a sense of his reality.
When a child develops, he has the full opportunity to move freely, being protected by the waters of the fetal bladder in which he grows. The child can poke handles and legs, roll over, etc.
When the size of the child increases, then its living space in the uterus decreases accordingly. In the end, the child takes some final position in which he is when the birth begins.
As a rule, the mother can feel the back of the child from either side of the uterus. Tracing the line of his back with the palm of your hand, you can find a tubercle, which, most likely, will be buttocks. On the other hand, you can feel the resting legs. The head is lowered downwards and is perceived as a firm bulge above the pubis. A woman can feel the impacts of the child's handles in the area of the bladder or sacrum. The easiest way is to feel the back, arms, or legs of a child when it is pushed or jerked. Most mothers quite accurately imagine the position of the child.
True, it is sometimes difficult to understand whether the sensation of the tubercle is the head or buttocks. An experienced doctor or midwife, as a rule, can determine the position of the fetus and inform the mother (the doctor taking the delivery, probing the mother's abdomen, should always explain to her what he discovers). If the hump corresponds to the buttocks, then moving it, we move the entire body. If it's a head, it will sink and float with each finger push, but the body will not move at all.
If there is a pelvic presentation (outwardly the buttocks, not the head), the stomach will take a rather triangular shape, and the tremors of the hands and feet are felt in the upper part of the abdomen, and not in the region of the bladder and the sacrum. With this presentation, when the nape of the child is closer to the mother's spine, the limbs are probed in front.
Since the most successful position for childbirth is the occipital presentation, when the child lies upside down, facing the mother's back, it is very useful in the last weeks of pregnancy to try to give it such a position. The principles of natural childbirth suggest that one should strive to resolve and prevent problems in the most natural, robust, non-medical way, which equally applies to childbirth and pregnancy.
The safest way to change the position of the child to the most convenient for delivery is to move the center of gravity of the child's environment. It is much easier to turn a mother than a child. The displacement of the center of gravity of the uterus provokes the child to move to the desired position.
Very often in seven-seven and a half months the child lies with the buttocks down, but in the last weeks the child turns overhead. Changing the position of the mother encourages the child to move. Since for most mothers (but not for everyone!) Standing on the head presents some difficulty, then you can only offer to raise your hips just above your head and lie in this position for several minutes every day or better - several times a day. Twice a day on an empty stomach (for example, before dinner and before dinner), the expectant mother should lie on a hard surface on her back, with hips raised with pillows above her head by twenty-five to thirty centimeters. Begin to do this from around the thirtieth week of pregnancy and continue for four to six weeks. In this case, the mother can talk with the child, encouraging him to turn (the fruit and he will move, he is not an inanimate object at all). The child does not understand the words, but the soothing voice of the mother can relieve his anxiety when leaving an uncomfortable position.
The same applies to the child in the back view of the head or breech presentation. It can also be provoked to turn by shifting the center of gravity. The rear view of the breech presentation leads to prolonged difficult labor with acute pain in the back. In order to force the child to turn, in the last weeks of pregnancy, the mother should swing the basin, leaning on her hands and knees, for ten minutes several times a day. In this position the woman should smoothly move the pelvis up and down, stroke the baby and gently push it. Her husband can help her, he can talk with the child, so that he is used to his soothing voice and more willing to move.
At night, the mother should not lie on her back, but, rather, on her side or on her stomach (yes, that's exactly - you can sleep on the baby, because it is well absorbed by the waters). If you lie on your stomach uncomfortable, then you can lie on the side, which should weigh the child to accelerate the coup.
If during childbirth the child is still in the back view of the presentation, it is better to give birth on all fours, rocking the pelvis (it is known that at the birth of the house at least a third of all women prefer to give birth on all fours, simply for convenience, regardless of the position of the fetus ). Since this posture is somewhat tedious for the mother, you need to find a way to relax and relax. The soft pouf on which she can stand on her lap is more comfortable than the hard floor. She can put her head in her arms or rest on the bed, or sit on the edge of the chair, leaning against her for support. This position promotes a faster turn of the child from the rear view of the presentation to the normal position for childbirth. In pelvic presentation, the position of the mother on all fours during the attempts is better modified to the squat position (the body should have a good support), so that the force of gravity helps to bring out the remaining behind the shoulders and the head of the child.