Giventhe importance of the moment itself, especially as the big day approaches, afuture mom has a lot to cope with – both physically and emotionally. Aside fromthe evident rapturous feelings regarding the newly born child, present are alsoa bit more intense feelings accompanied by stress due to the physical nature ofbirth, and all that goes along with it. And this is exactly the major concernof all future moms who are about to give birth to a child. This is, of course,one of the reasons why many of them, once the contractions cease and the dueday has passed, take into serious consideration a naturally induced labor. Eventhough to many of them this may sound a bit nightmarish, there is no reason forso much concern since there exist already tried out techniques that have givenextremely good results. One important recommendation and advice to be followedis that such a labor should be done once the gestation period has come to itsend, no sooner. In case, the labor itself is set on earlier than supposed to,various unwanted complications may occur. All in all, when the gestation periodcomes to an end, it is known that the contractions begin on their own. Forthose who are not that well acquainted with the entire birth process, thepurpose of contractions is to inform everybody that a baby is prepared to cometo a completely new world – our world.
Selfinduce the labor
Itis often the case that once the labor day has passed, women tend to think aboutthe self induced natural labor seriously. But before doing it, they shouldconsult with their gynecologist about what the best possible techniques andactions are to be done in order to induce the labor at home with success. In continuation are listed some of the mostbeneficial advice and activities women can employ in order to start a laborsolely relying on themselves.Being active is extremely important. Thus it is highly recommended to move as much as possible, and treat yourself with occasional walks. Other “techniques” include doing light house chores such as climbing up a moderate flight of stares, or doing some minor cleaning jobs such as vacuuming or dusting, since these kinds of activities put a certain amount of pressure on woman’s abdominal cavity and thus induce labor.Hormones. When it comes to hormones and contractions of the uterus, the first in line and the one to take the responsibility for this action is considered to be oxytocin. Therefore, indulging in more intimate intercourse with your spouse induces the secretion of this hormone, which on the other hand, sets on the labor itself. For those women who do not feel at ease with sexual intercourses during this period, there is also another option, i.e. stimulation of their nipples.
Amongnumerous others techniques those found to be most effective are also plentyrelaxation, acupressure and also numerous herbal remedies (such as eveningprimrose, basil, oregano, raspberry).