Let’s talk about labor progress, shall we? I am in awe of how women work with their bodies during labor and birth, especially because of the major changes happening throughout the process. But labor progress isn’t an “all or nothing” type of thing. A pregnant woman’s body can begin to “prep” for labor long before baby signals, “I’m making my way out!” When an expectant gal visits her care provider days or weeks before her estimated due date, the main point of progress discussed is dilation. But there is so much more to it than that! If you want to know more about your baby and the changes happening in your body, think about talking with your doc or midwife about these questions:
Please stay tuned for Parts 2 & 3 of "Labor Progress," as we will be discussing the signs of labor as well as how to keep labor moving once it's here.
Thanks for reading!