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Important and necessary steps of baby care after birth-“Childbirth”

Baby Care after Birth Hold the baby’s head down so that mucus comes out of his mouth. Keep the baby between the mother’s legs, below the level of the uterus until the cord is tied. If the baby does not begin to breathe right away, rub his back or tickle its soles. Perform suction of the baby’s mouth and then of its nose using mucus catheter or rubber bulb with...

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Important steps and measures to deliver a baby-“Childbirth”

Important steps and measures to deliver a baby Place the woman in left lateral position until the baby starts delivering. Then she can be allowed to roll on to her back and draw her legs up for bearing down. Keep her covered with blankets until the baby starts delivering. Then draw the backwards. Put a clean cloth under her buttock. Place a clean pad over the anus. Moisten her lips with...

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Important measures to prevent infection and control bleeding during child birth-“Childbirth”

How to prevent infection When preparing for, and during the delivery it is extremely important to pay strict attention to asepsis and antisepsis because the placental bed is raw and there are a number of areas of injury in the birth passage. These can get infected very readily if microorganisms   are allowed to enter it. Measures: Keep any one with a cold, cough, or septic spots on the hands away...

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Minimum and desirable requirements for childbirth-“Childbirth”

Requirements for Childbirth Minimum requirements A lot of very clean clothes. Alcohol An antiseptic soap. Clean brush for scrubbing. Clean cotton. New razor blade to cut the umbilical cord. Sterile gauze. Two pieces of sterile, strong thread to tie the umbilical cord. Additional desirable requirements Antiseptic eye drops for the baby’s eyes. Fetoscope or fetal stethoscope for listening to the baby’s heart sounds. Sterile needle and gut thread for sewing...

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Type of Childbirth (Normal and Emergency) and its different stages-“Childbirth”

Childbirth (Normal and Emergency) Childbirth is a natural process and one does not have to do too much to see it to completion. But done improperly, there can be serious complications. Majority of births do not threaten the lives of both the mother and the baby. Labor usually lasts several hours, and there is normally adequate time to arrange for a transfer to a hospital. However sometimes she presents too...

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