newborn baby sleeping
image of woman with baby after childbirth

Childbirth and postpartum

Childbirth is the final moment of the pregnancy process, in which the birth of the baby occurs.

Pregnancy lasts an average of 40 weeks counting from the first day of your last period, but a duration of between 37 and 42 weeks is considered normal. The onset of labor cannot be predicted, so this aspect should not generate anxiety.

beginning of labor

A midwife from the Henares hospital explains how colostrum extraction is performed to increase milk production in the event that the baby does not start breastfeeding in the first hour of life.
Pharmacological and technological advances are continuous and the Anesthesia Unit of the Fundación Alcorcón University Hospital seeks to always keep up to date in order to individualize the analgesia for each delivery, meeting the demands of each woman.