Delivering a child in the hospital with a doctor seems to be the safest option because of the possibilities of interventions when things go wrong. However, the rhetorical question to many people is therefore whether labor has become a cascade of intervention?
New Scientific Report: Unnecessary Medical Interventions in Labor and Delivery May be Putting Mothers, Babies at Risk
There are indications that maternity systems are opportunities to provide better care and use resources more wisely by routinely intervening in labor and delivery in ways that interfere with, instead of promoting healthier outcomes for women and newborns.
Nutritional checks should be assessed prior to conception in a bid to ensure that the fetus receives enough nutrients during the first trimester and throughout the pregnancy. Here is everything you need to know about first trimester nutrition.