How to breathe and relax at birth?
Deeply and slowly
All will begin with weak fights. They are rare and painless. Actually, nature gives you time to get used to, get comfortable. But with every hour (and some faster), the fights are gaining momentum. Here you will need the first of breathing techniques: "breathing 1: 2". So, at the moment of the bout, you need to take a deep breath at the expense of 3 (it's possible on 4, 5, 6-how it will turn out). Another important thing is that the exhalation should be twice as long as inhalation. Such deep breathing massages the organs of the abdominal cavity, it activates the blood circulation. During this technique it is important to make sure that the diaphragm is working. To do this, just put your hand on your stomach and feel how it goes down and rises. Out? So, you turned on the "anesthesia" system. Unpleasant sensations in the period of labor are a little dull. The technique of "1: 2" is also good in that it gives you the opportunity to relax, distract and not panic. After all, you focus on the account, not pain. You can read it out loud or to yourself. But you need to control the numbers! One more nuance. After holding your breath for a while after each breath-exhalation cycle, you will saturate the blood with carbon dioxide. This substance acts on the nerve endings and relieves overexcitation. And peace during labor is a guarantee of success.
Lips a tube
When the cervix opens up more than 7Centimeters, fights will be frequent. That's when you want to scream. Remember one thing: the louder, the greater the pain, the worse the child. Better breathe! The inhalation is still long, and the exhalation at the peak of the contraction is short and dotted (with small gaps). Some experts recommend pronouncing "ha-ha-ha" or "fu-fu-fu" on exhalation. Greatly distracting and helps to exhale deeper. You can exclude words on exhalation, just fold your lips with a tube. Try to breathe in your nose and exhale with your mouth. Very good technique "breathing like a dog." These animals quickly inhale and exhale. Such a system is good because a lot of oxygen enters the blood. So, the baby is fine breathing. He will have the strength to go through the birth canal.
When the cervix opens up to 10 centimeters,The head of the crumbs will drop as low as possible, and attempts will begin. Push out the baby is hard physical labor. Therefore, without helpers can not do. Yours will be a diaphragm. In the event that you fill the lungs with air, and, holding your breath, you will begin to push. Imagine that the diaphragm is a piston pressing down. Correct breathing technique will reduce attempts to 3-4. And you will finally breathe a sigh of relief and embrace the baby.
Everything's under control!
There are several nuances that unite allbreathing exercises. A deep breath-exhalation before and after each exercise. If you have not done it during pregnancy, then do not forget to keep an eye on the breath in the intervals between contractions. It relaxes, oxygenates and develops lungs. Frequent breathing can cause dizziness. Hyperventilation is easy to remove. Fold your palms to the side to make a mask. Put it to your mouth and nose and breathe into it. A few breaths and well-being will greatly improve.