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COVID-19 and Pregnancy...What We Want Our Clients to Know
We are getting questions from clients about whether or not we are having regular prenatal appointments and what precautions we are taking.
We are also getting calls from women, who were planning hospital births and who are scared to go to the hospital now, seeking information on home birth...
Is Water Birth a Safe Option?
The short answer is yes, we believe waterbirth is safe, based on our experience, along with the current literature. We have seen that immersing in a tub of warm water benefits laboring mothers by helping them relax, helping them to get into comfortable positions, making it easier to cope with contractions, and decreasing their perception of pain. If our client chooses to stay in the pool to birth the baby, we have not seen any increase of adverse outcomes for the baby in our practice.
Help For Pregnancy Nausea
Pregnancy nausea commonly begins around the 6th week of pregnancy and commonly resolves around 12 weeks. Sometimes referred to as "morning sickness," pregnancy nausea is not limited to mornings! And although most nausea has improved or dissipated by the second trimester, some women feel nauseated their entire pregnancy.
For some, it's a minor annoyance, and for some, it can be debilitating.