In most pregnancies, labour will start naturally between 37 and 42 weeks. When labour starts on its own it is called spontaneous labour.
Sometimes labour may need to be ‘induced’, but we will discuss this with you if this does need to occur.
During labour – both in the early stages and sometimes in later stages it may be necessary to monitor your baby’s heart rate.
Monitoring the heart rate at regular intervals enables us to assess your baby’s wellbeing.
Everyone experiences pain differently.
The pain associated with labour and childbirth is no different.
There are many options to help you cope with labour, from natural and non-medical pain relief to medical relief including gas and epidurals.
In most pregnancies, labour starts naturally between 37 and 42 weeks.
There may be circumstances where you and your baby will benefit from birth happening sooner.
It really is important to take some time out when we can, to stop, reflect and enjoy what is going
To learn more about Dr Joseph Sgroi, or if you would like to book a consultation with him please call on (03) 9416 1586.