As much as we’d all like to hope that our birth is carried off without a hitch, the reality is that there are often complications and difficulties during the labour process. The good news is that by researching and understanding more about what can go wrong, you’ll be better prepared to manage and handle whatever challenges your labour throws your way.
Preparing for labour
Maybe you have the impression that once your labour bell rings that you’ll put on a comfy dressing gown, roll into the hospital, sneeze lightly and then little junior will sail smoothly out into the bright, exciting world. Or maybe you feel that birth will be the hardest thing that you’re ever going to have to do. Either way, it’s a pretty fair statement that all labours involve their own unique challenges. Read more →