Vaginal Delivery And Cesarean Delivery

880 WordsOct 21, 20164 Pages
Every day there are about three hundred and fifty three thousand babies born around the world. That is a lot of babies! However, not every baby in the world is born the same way. The main two methods in which babies are born into this world are: vaginal delivery and cesarean delivery. Vaginal delivery is when the baby descends into the birth canal and is expelled out of the vagina with the help of contractions. There are several different type of ways to deliver vaginally. There are spontaneous vaginal deliveries, assisted vaginal deliveries, and induced vaginal deliveries. A spontaneous vaginal delivery is when a woman goes into labor without the use of drugs or any kind of technique to induce the baby. Also, in this kind of delivery the woman gives birth without tools, forceps or vacuum extraction, being used. An assisted vaginal delivery is like a spontaneous delivery except for the fact that sometimes drugs are given to the woman, and unlike the spontaneous delivery an assisted delivery does use tools such as forceps or a vacuum extraction. The last type of vaginal delivery is an induced vaginal delivery. This kind of delivery requires drugs and manual labor to initiate the process of labor. Drugs such as Prostaglandin and Oxytocin are used to initiate labor and even speed up contractions. During a vaginal delivery there are many pros and cons. One pro is that women who give birth naturally have a sense of accomplishment after giving birth. They are an “active
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