Do you have to push during childbirth?

Answer Contrary to popular belief, you don't have to push if the baby is not in any distress and there's no rush to get him or her out. Your body will push him/her out for you.

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How do you push during childbirth?

What happens if you do not push during childbirth?

You will want to push, the body tells you to. It's harder not to push. Also if it takes too long it can get dangerous and end with a c-section.

How often should a woman push during childbirth?

When it's time to push the baby out it's with every contraction unless the midwife says otherwise. It's different for every woman, birth and baby.

Can you have your period during childbirth?

No it will not return about 2 months after.