Can you hold someone's uterus if they are bleeding during child birth?

Answer No the uterus is lodged in the pelvis - even during childbirth - the exception being after a cesarian section - the doctor may pull the uterus out during the repair after birth. If bleeding should ... Read More »

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Which hormone stimulates the uterus to contract during birth?

Oxytocin stimulates the uterus to contract and prostaglandins soften your cervix. Oxytocin's nickname is the love hormone, it is present during lovemaking, labor, birth, and directly following the ... Read More »

Is it proper etiquette to ask a 50 year old who just gave birth if she named her child Dusty after her uterus?

If mother remarries and stepfather adopts the child and they change the name on the birth certificate can they also change the date of birth?

What happens during child birth?

Labor is in three stages, childbirth being the second stage. Beforehand, the woman's water breaks and she starts to have contractions, which pushes the baby down. This dilates the cervix. When the ... Read More »