Labor Contractions

How to Prepare Yourself for Labor

There are many fears that come with pregnancy and delivering a baby. They’re not without merit, which is why we’re addressing them today in the blog. Knowing the facts about what takes place during the laboring process is key because it eases your mind about the things that will happen to your body as it naturally prepares to deliver.

Here are some of the ways you can prepare yourself for labor:

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June 19th, 2018|OBGYN News|

Do You Have a Birth Plan?

At Reza Ahmadinia OBGYN, we recommend that expectant mothers in the High Desert region create a birth plan to share with their medical care team. A birth plan is an outline of the desires and wishes of the mother during her labor, delivery and postpartum experience. It is beneficial for Apple Valley women to develop a birth plan during their pregnancy, because it helps ensure that everyone who is taking care of her and her […]

March 27th, 2015|OBGYN News|

Preparing for Labor

As a woman nears her due date, it’s time to start preparing for labor and delivery. While a woman’s pregnancy is estimated to last for about 40 weeks, it’s important to remember that a baby can come a few weeks early or a couple weeks late. Continue reading “Preparing for Labor” »

January 30th, 2015|OBGYN News|

What Are Braxton Hicks Contractions?

Pregnant women in the High Desert region often report that they experience discomfort in their abdominal area or a tight feeling around their uterus every once in a while during their pregnancy. Many Apple Valley patients are startled to find out that these sensations are actually contractions — but they are not the kind that are dilating the cervix and preparing the body for delivery.

Known as Braxton Hicks contractions, these uterine contractions are simply preparing […]

July 31st, 2014|OBGYN News|