Basically, the use of warm water aims to make you comfortable and relaxed, this is because warm water can trigger your body to release endorphins to regulate you to manage pain. When your baby is born the doctor will help lift the surface of the water to be given breast milk for the first time. Although for some mothers, they worry that the baby will choke, but actually this condition will not occur because the baby is already outside, besides that the baby is still breathing through the placenta and umbilical cord so it will not be a problem after birth.
For those of you who are going to use the water birth method, you should prepare the following things that will support your labor:
1. Paying attention to the health of pregnant women
For those of you who are going to give birth in water or known as (water birth), you should consult with your doctor intensely. You can ask about your condition before childbirth so that the possibility of a low risk of pregnancy will help you in your delivery. The thing that you should pay attention to next is to check the health of the female area. Not recommended for pregnant women who have infections in the female area, urinary tract and also on the skin.
2. Support from husband and family
Even though it is not a new method, it is still rare to use the water birth method in Indonesia. So making confidence in doing this method is very important besides that support from your husband is needed, for example, when you are in labor, your husband can massage your back to provide a feeling of comfort and relaxation during labor.
3. Consult to get the best water birth handling
Getting treatment of childbirth is really needed as well as those of you who decide to have a water birth, you should consult your wishes to get the best facilities to support your labor. Paying attention to the cleanliness of the pool water and delivery pool is needed, this is to avoid contamination that can interfere with the health of the baby.
4. Pay attention to the health condition of the baby to be born
Although in general, you have the confidence to do labor in water and have good health, but if your fetus is in position breech then it can’t be done. So it is important for you to prepare laboratory data as an absolute requirement in paying attention to the health condition of you and the fetus during your preparation for carrying out a birth in water.