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You may find yourself wanting to lie down on the bed to avoid discomfort, or you may find you have difficulty breathing due to a constricted chest cavity.
Your partner may feel uneasy while giving birth, and it may be difficult for you to get comfortable.
You will probably have difficulty finding the right position for you and your baby.
You can have difficulties with your own breathing because of the constricted space in your chest.
You feel your pelvic floor muscles relax when you relax the muscles of your pelvic organs.
You experience anxiety, and you may not want to go to sleep for a long time.
You are more likely to feel uncomfortable while working or socialising, or your partner may not feel comfortable at all.
You tend to get a more intense feeling in your stomach, stomach muscles, and stomach muscles.
You do not have the energy to be active while breastfeeding or while playing.
You have a more painful birth.
You find yourself feeling tired when breastfeeding, and your breasts are bigger than normal.
You cannot concentrate and you feel tired at the same time.
You need to eat and drink more often.
You sometimes feel tired and want to sleep, but it is difficult to do so because of your constricted breathing.
Your body may feel uncomfortable when your baby is asleep.
You suffer from chest pain and you cannot breathe normally.
You must take a lot of oxygen during labour.
You get more than usual bruising at delivery, or soreness.
You miss a lot during delivery.
You think about the baby, your partner, your job or other important things during labour or delivery.
You become restless during labour, and the baby may seem distant or distant-looking.
You start to have difficulty sleeping, or do not get enough rest.
You lose feeling and feeling is the first sign that the baby has stopped moving.
Your baby seems to be sleeping too much.
You end up feeling tired during labour and the next time you wake up, you feel very tired.
You struggle to get up and move around during labour because of pain in your body and muscles.
You fall asleep easily.
You often have to lie on the floor to relieve pressure on the baby’s tummy or the back of the pelvis.
You usually feel more tired at night, and sometimes you feel quite weak.
You wake up early during labour so you do not feel tired all night.
You sleep less and do not sleep well.
You develop stomach pain, which makes it difficult to hold your baby for more than a few minutes.
Your back and abdomen hurt during labour if you cannot stand up or if you are too heavy.
Your abdomen hurts and your back feels very sore.
You cry a lot.
You stop caring about your baby or your health during labour for a while.
You might have a fever or get a fever at delivery.
You notice you have a hard time sleeping, and when you get up, it feels very uncomfortable.
Your belly gets bigger and your stomach gets tighter during labour as you squeeze the belly.
You gain weight.
You don’t sleep well during labour but you get tired later on. 42.
Your stomach feels sore after delivery.
Your child starts to cry a bit.
You spend more time in the delivery room and less time on the toilet.
You seem tired at home during the night.
Your legs are weak and your knees hurt.
You come in to the delivery ward and you don’t feel well.
You forget to take a bath or shower.
Your hands and feet hurt.
You make mistakes while giving your baby a bath.
You want to have a baby shower but you are not able to. 52.
You complain of cold hands or feet.
You put your finger in your vagina or anus during a shower, or during a bath, or when you have sex.
You see the baby and feel a bit of pain but do not think about what you are feeling.
You smell a lot in the labour ward.
You go through a lot when you come in. 57.
You keep having to take baths.
You run into trouble during labour when you do things that are uncomfortable.
You stay in labour for longer than usual.
You begin to feel a little tired.
You suddenly feel tired when you are out of the labour room.
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