Post puncture low back pain, a consequence of the epidural

Low back pain is one of the most frequent health problems, but it is often unknown that it can be a consequence of epidural anesthesia. Post puncture low back pain is related to the administration of epidural anesthesia which is frequently administered in births. Low back pain or low back pain is not a disease … Read morePost puncture low back pain, a consequence of the epidural

The number of caesarean sections practiced in Spain increases almost 10% in ten years

The Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality has revealed some data from a study about caesarean sections that aims to analyze the evolution from 2001 to 2011 in hospitals in Spain. The data shows that the number of caesarean sections practiced in our country has increased almost 10% in the ten years of the … Read moreThe number of caesarean sections practiced in Spain increases almost 10% in ten years

Even 16 people see the woman during childbirth in the hospital (but she feels alone)

Reviewing the practical guide to normal delivery care of the World Health Organization I find a curious fact that was verified a few years ago and that ensures that a primiparous woman with low obstetric risk can be seen during a six-hour delivery for up to 16 different people in a hospital. Despite these "revisions," … Read moreEven 16 people see the woman during childbirth in the hospital (but she feels alone)

A baby has a head cut in her caesarean section and it takes 24 hours to sew the wound

El cesarean birth It is an intervention that is performed when after weighing the risks and benefits it is estimated that it is better to carry it out for the sake of the baby and / or the mother. It is not exempt from possible complications, and one of them is that during the operation … Read moreA baby has a head cut in her caesarean section and it takes 24 hours to sew the wound

“Move, that you have a belly that looks like a caesarean section” (or the little touch after giving birth)

It has been three years since I heard this phrase and I decided to talk about it: "Move, you have a belly that looks like a caesarean section," said with very little tact after having given birth. She was told by a nurse who passed through the room to "control" that everything went well after … Read more“Move, that you have a belly that looks like a caesarean section” (or the little touch after giving birth)

‘Parts of births’: film about myths, fears and birth experiences

I want to present today a highly recommended film for women who are close to childbirth and for those who wish to know the testimonies of other women on their own myths, fears and birth experiences. It is 'Parts of births', directed by Faustina Hanglin. 'Parts of Births' It is the first chapter of the … Read more‘Parts of births’: film about myths, fears and birth experiences

Giving birth at home multiplies by four the risk of death of the baby, according to a study

For a few decades, when all the mothers went to give birth to the hospital without qualms and without needing to look for another option, nobody doubted that the hospital was the best place to give birth. However, times change, societies are advancing and health centers seem to have lagged a little behind in some … Read moreGiving birth at home multiplies by four the risk of death of the baby, according to a study