How often should a woman push during childbirth?

Answer 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.

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How do you push during childbirth?

Do you have to push during childbirth?

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.

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.

What is the average number of pushes a woman does during childbirth?