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Dilation of the Cervix :: Play by Play

Understanding the stages of labor is a key part of your birth preparation.
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Contractions begin, the cervix dilates, and the baby moves down in the pelvis. Stage one is complete when the cervix has dilated to 10 centimeters (cm).

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What is a doula anyway?

Growing in popularity and use is the hiring of a labor doula or birth worker, to support the birthing process from start to finish. A labor doula is a support person who has responsibility only to YOU, the mama. She has your best interest and you needs in mind, and works to support emotionally and physically.

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