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What are pushes in childbirth and what are they like? Can they be controlled?

Pushing tends to occur during the period between labor and delivery itself. Find out what the efforts made by the pregnant woman consist of, what they are like and whether or not they can be controlled.

The human body is a machine that defies any rule of physics and puts chemistry to work in all its basic processes. And when it comes to bringing another life into the world, it surpasses itself.

During childbirth, the body makes a series of efforts that seem superhuman, precisely to make way for another being in this world. Many of these actions seem unimaginable.

Pushing is part of the path of delivery, a procedure that goes from dilation to the moment when the baby finally leaves the vaginal cavity to meet its mother.

During this stage is when there is more activity inside the uterus due to the multiple contractions that it undergoes in its attempt to let the baby come out without additional efforts.

The push is, then, the perfect ally of the uterus, which at a certain moment is not felt with too much force, and is supported by this additional energy, which allows them to make the baby cover its exit route successfully.

It is nothing more than a biological reaction that causes the uterus and the wall of the mother’s abdomen to become a joint force that will allow the little one to leave the womb safe and sound.

Can the bids be controlled?

You may feel like pushing even when you are not at the optimal dilation point to do so, so the question arises: Can the pushing be controlled? The answer is yes.

The mother should push while contracting her abdominal wall, unleashing a downward force through the abdomen. Repeat the action until the push becomes a longer action.

This is how it will become an effective exercise, and when you are ready to let the baby come out, everything will be relatively quicker and less traumatic for both you and the new life that is to come.

Scientifically it is known that there are two types of pushing…

The pujo en valsalva consists of the contraction that arises as a result of the blockage of breathing after a deep inhalation.

The exhalation push occurs when you basically exhale while continuing to push.

Doctors agree that when the push is given in breathing it is less risky and traumatic both for the mother’s pelvic floor and for the baby who is coming into the world.

There are cases in which the well-known epidural anesthesia causes an inhibitory effect on the desire to push in many women. In addition to cutting down on that pain that you feel during labor, it is also capable of reducing the urge to push.

The final stage…

Each push serves for the baby to move slowly towards its exit to the outside world. In this way, the head will come out little by little without suffering too sudden decompression.

Once the head is off, the birth attendants can gently pull the baby’s shoulders to allow for a faster and more successful exit.

The other push

In medical terms there is another type of push, and this has to do with babies and their first months of life. This is a strange sound for new parents, but it doesn’t have to be a red flag.

This is given right after every meal. The little one begins to emit a series of strange sounds that can alert parents. But what really happens? Well, it is nothing more than the natural process of adaptation of the baby to its digestive system.

How are the bids? How do you feel?

How do you easily detect it? Because the newborn will be constantly crying, will suffer from colic and therefore will complain a lot. All of these symptoms will make you fidgety.

As your digestion system is just taking shape, it will be common for you to suffer from problems such as constipation, which will make you make sounds as if you are pushing because it is difficult for you to have a bowel movement.

It also happens that when the baby eats something, his small stomach turns easily. This causes reflux, therefore it will make that sound like pushing. Crying is just as common.

Gas and colic will hit you for a while. But be careful, you must be very careful, because even if it is normal that any of these symptoms continues for too long is already a cause for concern.


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