Although we will have already come into contact with them throughout the pregnancy, these professionals will accompany us during delivery, such as the gynecologist and the midwife.
At the time of giving birth, whether you are a new mother or not, there will be many questions that will invade your mind. It is an important moment, but also crucial, since you need to be in the best hands so that everything goes well for you and your baby. Therefore, it never hurts to know which professionals will be by your side at this time in your lives, to find out what their role is and what you can consult them.
At PregDream we tell you who is the staff that provides accompaniment during the delivery so that we have an idea of what the moment of delivery will be like and in which professionals we can count on this very important moment of our life and that of our baby.
PROFESSIONALS PRESENT DURING THE MOMENTS BEFORE GIVING BIRTH
Throughout your pregnancy you have surely been accompanied by all your family and friends in the personal sphere and by your doctor, the gynecologist , who has verified that your health and that of the baby have been well during the nine months of gestation.
In addition, it is most likely that during this time of pregnancy you have been in contact with the professional nursing and technical staff of the hospital or clinic who have been reviewing your tests, giving you accompaniment and doing the analyzes and ultrasounds to see how your evolution was son and to corroborate that his health was in a certain state or another during the nine months that he has been inside your body.
It will be when you feel the first contractions that you must go to the hospital to be admitted and, if necessary, force labor. At that time of admission and preparation to give birth you will see several people from the health staff . The person who makes the registration and accompaniment to get your file and more medical information about you and the baby. In case you arrive from the emergency department, you may not do it yourself, but the orderlies and emergency and ambulance personnel will contact your partner or someone in your family.
In most cases, they let your partner or trusted person enter the operating room with you to give birth. The father or person who accompanies us has access to this moment, but must stay by your side, so his function is only of moral support and will not intervene in anything related to the birth, since that is what the doctor is for.
Before the arrival of the doctor to the operating room, you will be with the midwife or midwife , the person who will be giving you the appropriate indications for good breathing and body posture in order to calm the pains of contractions and help you prepare the body for childbirth. In addition, the midwife will make sure that your constants and your health are in perfect condition at all times.
Moments before giving birth, especially if the delivery is performed by cesarean section, the anesthetist will arrive , the person in charge of giving you anesthesia so that you can better deal with the pain of contractions, dilation and the delivery itself. Once the anesthesia has taken effect, in most cases the epidural , labor will begin. This process can take hours, so you will have the help of a large number of nursing staff who will be by your side at all times, in addition to the midwife, to make sure that your constants and those of your baby are perfectly in at all times and everything follows its indicated course to start labor without complications.
AFTER THE BABY IS BORN
Once everything is ready to give birth, the doctor will be in charge of helping the baby to leave its mother’s body. At this time the room will be run by the doctor, his assistants, the father (if he wishes to be present) or mother (in the case of homosexual couples) and the midwife , who will prepare the baby after delivery and the pediatrician will check that his health and constants are fine after delivery.
Once the health of the baby has been verified by the doctors, the midwife and the nurses will proceed to clean it, dress it and place it next to the mother so that they can be seen and, if possible, can give it suck.
Dr. Tabriella Perivolaris, Sara's mother and fan of fashion, beauty, motherhood, among others, about the female universe. Since 2018 she has been working as a copywriter, always bringing to her articles a little of her experience and experience as a mother and woman.