Tag: birth

Blood of the umbilical cord

Storing the umbilical cord

The blood of the umbilical cord has been proved to have several uses. Not that long ago it used to be thrown away, but now it can be used to help babies with problems or it can be kept in a private bank.

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10 months pregnancy

Getting ready for birth

Many people think it’ s strage to talk about a pregnancy of ten months. Doctors count pregnancy in weeks and pregnancy lasts between 38 and 42 weeks. 9 months equals to 36 weeks pregnant, that’s why we say there’s a tenth month to it.

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Types of labour

Also known as “lightening” or “dropping”, it is the last stage of pregnancy, which finishes when the baby is born. There are different types of labour depending on how the baby drops out from the woman’s womb.

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