The Process of Normal Birth: Video Shows All the Phases of Birth

The video produced by BabyCenter network and shared on the social network Youtube shows, in 3D, all the phases of normal birth. In the animation it is possible to understand what happens to the body at the moment it signals that the baby is ready to be born, including the elimination of mucus, the beginning of contractions and the expulsive phase.

Normal birth or C-section?

According to recent evidence based on medical studies, vaginal delivery is the safest choice for healthy mothers and fetuses. In addition to being less aggressive, the process also reduces the chances of maternal hemorrhage and prepares the baby's respiratory system for the external environment.

Translated article original published on VIX Brazil, by Beatriz Helena.