How to properly stimulate the nipples
So, what is the relationship between this procedure and the onset of labor? The fact is that when massaging nipples in the female body, oxytocin is intensively produced. It stimulates the onset of contractions.
Proper nipple massage can be carried out by the future father of the child. But by and large, it does not matter who will do it. The main thing is that the massage is gentle, the movements are cautious and growing. This will prevent injuries to the nipples, not increase the risk of developing mastitis.
How to properly massage your nipples? The procedure consists of several movements. In the beginning it is stroking, then rubbing, kneading, effleurage and vibration. All these movements must be done slowly, carefully. Stroking should be carried out by soft movements, light sliding of fingers on the skin. After all, the woman's breast before delivery becomes particularly sensitive. Stroking nipple massage and pumping.
As for rubbing, the finger movements should be more energetic. You can perform circular movements with your fingertips or palms. The skin warms up well and zigzag movements. Mummary glands should be kneaded with pads of fingers, gently squeezing and squeezing the skin. You can not overdo it with force of pressing, because you can cause pain. Beating is a vibration. For their implementation, the palm and fingers are used. Movements should be sprung.
The procedure for stimulating the nipples to accelerate the onset of the birth process ends with stroking. The skin of the nipples and mammary glands should calm down.
In addition to manual massage, you can perform a whirlpool. It is done in the bathroom with a normal shower, alternating hot and cold water. If there are different attachments and modes, then you can use this.
Other ways to cause childbirth
In addition to nipple massage, there are other, simple home methods of stimulating labor. Here they are:
- Sex. This option is practiced by many future mothers. During orgasm, there is an active contraction of the uterus. It can be the beginning of fights. And in the semen of men contain specific substances of prostaglandins. They contribute to the softening of the cervix. Sexual intercourse, as well as nipple massage, provokes the production of oxytocin in the female body. It is this substance in the maternity homes that is carried out by the medical stimulation of delivery through the droppers. You should not resort to sex as a method of stimulation of labor, if a woman is diagnosed with placenta previa, and a man has sexual infections.
- Physical activity. Many women practice lifting to the upper floors without an elevator or walking at a fast pace. You can perform gentle squats. But lifting of weights is strictly forbidden, because it can cause detachment of the placenta.
- Food. Folk doctors recommend that beet and parsley be used to stimulate labor. The effectiveness of the method is doubtful, but it can not harm a woman. Doctors recommend giving preference to fresh vegetables and fruits, rich in fiber, which improves intestinal motility. It, in turn, can activate uterine contractions.
- Castor oil. Its use for the stimulation of labor is a controversial and questionable method. Although once he practiced in maternity hospitals midwives. The method is based on the fact that castor oil is a rather strong laxative, and intensive cleaning of the intestine promotes active contractions of the uterus. This means that labor after the woman's intake of castor oil will begin in the near future. Since and intensive cleaning of the intestine promotes active contractions of the uterus. This means that labor after the woman's intake of castor oil will begin in the near future. Since and intensive cleaning of the intestine promotes active contractions of the uterus. This means that labor after the woman's intake of castor oil will begin in the near future. Sinceku means in itself has a specific taste, it is recommended to mix it with orange or other juice. This will speed up the onset of labor. At the same time, it must be taken into account that castor oil in large quantities can cause prolonged diarrhea. This is the risk of dehydration, which is completely contraindicated for the expectant mother.