12 More Common Labor Complications
It seems that most mothers you talk to had some kind of complication arise during their labor. But birth is the most natural thing the body can do, so then why has it become so complicated? Educate yourself about true complications and things that may actually be normal - then you will feel more confident in the delivery room.If you missed the first 10 common terms used to label possible complications of labor, read about them HERE.
12 More Common Complications of LaborReverse Dilation: This does not actually exist. Your cervix will not close during labor, it will only open. There are a few reasons that you may hear this term:
- Being checked by two different people with different finger sizes.
- The bag of waters was bulging against the cervix, but then breaks.
- The baby changes position.
Occasionally, true complications do arise. Most of the time, these situations have a healthy outcome with small interventions. Thankfully, we live in a time where medical support can be life-altering. This being said, education is the best form of help in any labor. Knowing your options and possible outcomes will help you feel confident and calm.