Natural Childbirth

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|

Cutting the Cord

The umbilical cord serves as the lifeline between the baby and the mother throughout pregnancy. High Desert women are often amazed to find out that the cord transfers nutrients, vitamins, and blood to the developing baby during the nine months of pregnancy. Toward the end of the pregnancy, the cord begins to provide the baby with antibodies that will help the newborn child develop its immune system. Apple Valley women who go to the Reza […]

November 21st, 2014|OBGYN News|

Prolonged vs. Quick Labor

Every woman is different and therefore every individual pregnancy is different. High Desert women will find that their labor and delivery experience is uniquely their own, and there are two different types of labor experiences that women may endure. At Reza Ahmadinia OBGYN, we believe that our Apple Valley patients should understand the difference between prolonged labor and rapid labor. This will help them make the best decisions for their own health and their baby’s […]

November 17th, 2014|OBGYN News|

Are You Considering an Unmedicated Delivery?

In the last several decades, modern medicine has made labor and delivery significantly more comfortable for women in High Desert and throughout the country. However, many Apple Valley women who are considered low-risk at the time of their delivery may opt to try an unmedicated, or natural, childbirth.

This is a birth in which no pain medications are used during the labor. While this is a viable option for many women who wish to pursue it, […]

September 12th, 2014|OBGYN News|

Epidural vs. Natural Birth

In today’s world of modern medicine, women who are expecting are often relieved to find out that they have choices during their childbirth experience. Dr. Ahmadinia, of Reza Ahmadinia OBGYN, notes that women in labor can use a variety of safe and effective drugs that can help them manage their pain. High Desert patients can choose between having an epidural during labor, or opting for a natural birth experience. There is no right or wrong choice. Victorville women who are expecting should go over the benefits and risks associated with each choice, discuss them with their doctor and partner, and make the decision that is best for them. Continue reading “Epidural vs. Natural Birth” »

October 9th, 2013|OBGYN News|