Respected birth is untreated birth. It is the delivery where gynecologists and midwives accompany the pregnant woman in the dilatation and expulsive phase, just to make sure that everything follows its natural course. However, today many of the deliveries end up being intervened. Sometimes because i
Respected birth is untreated birth. It is the delivery where gynecologists and midwives accompany the pregnant woman in the dilatation and expulsive phase, just to make sure that everything follows its natural course.
However, today many of the deliveries end up being intervened. Sometimes because it is necessary. But many women protest against what they consider an excess of intervention by the healthcare team that attends them. Rita Salvador, matron of Cummater, explains what is meant by respected delivery and in which cases it is necessary to intervene.
What is meant by respected delivery? A pregnant woman has to go regularly to her gynecologist or midwife during the nine months of pregnancy. The reason: it is the only way to verify that everything is fine. When the pregnancy is normal, the most logical thing is that the birth occurs naturally. The midwife
Rita Salvador tells us that in these cases, a non-operated birth can be given perfectly: 'If the pregnancy is a normal pregnancy, that has gone well throughout the pregnancy, the health personnel during the birth, the only What it does is to accompany the pregnant woman, so that she has a delivery as spontaneous as possible.
At what times the health team must intervene in the delivery
When the pregnancy is a risky pregnancy or during childbirth, there is a situation that endangers the health of the pregnant woman or the baby, the health team does not think about it. intervenes. This is explained
Rita Salvador :'Sometimes there are deviations from normality (development of fever during childbirth, fetal distress, a slow progression of pregnancy) and then they have to take small actions to get delivery to reach a happy ending. I mean, a healthy mom and baby. ' Aún And even in these cases, the midwife Rita Salvador recommends that we always be informed of everything that happens during the delivery:
I encourage pregnant women and their companions during delivery to talk to the midwives and gynecologist take part in the delivery and discuss what is going to be done
. All the interventions that are made, in principle, can be agreed upon. There are many actions that are totally optional, such as the application of enemas, or if a woman wants to be mobilized during the dilation and can be done perfectly during the progression of a birth. And if you have to perform an additional intervention, always the health staff has to explain why it is done. 'Video about what respected birth is