Labour signs at the end of pregnancy are different for every women and it is difficult to nail the exact symptoms. You need to understand that a series of processes in your body result in delivery (Childbirth).
Generally, one or more of the following bring about labour –
If you experience any of the above signs, call your doctor immediately. You can call a doctor even if you are conufused about the certainty of labour. This is because they are trained to deal with such situations. Doctors are aware of the fact that every woman's body is reacts differently to labour; for example, some women feel a gush, trickle etc while others feel that they have wet the bed or have a normal natural vaginal discharge. Let your health care provider or OB/GYN know about it immediately without any hesitation.
You should also be aware of the fact that contractions may or may not mean impending labour. In such cases, the cervix does not dilate, the contractions are not regular and they do not occur with increasing intensity. In most circumstances, the pain experienced in the abdomen or back can be easily relieved by giving a warm bath or massage at the back. Some women know when their labour is about to happen while others are blissfully unaware. A prominent sign of approaching labour is when your baby’s head begins to drop into the cervix.
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