When a woman wants to deliver its baby in the water then it is known as the water birth, the reason behind is that, it gives the baby the real environment like he was in the last nine months in the amniotic fluid and also the mother has less pain as comparison to the normal delivery, but if there are benefits of the water birth then there are so many of the harms also. Here is the list of the harms and the benefits of the water birth.
Benefits Of The Water Birth:
1. Same Environment
The baby lives in amniotic sec inside the mother, so if mother chooses for the water birth then baby gets the same atmosphere and warmness just like earlier, so it is easy for the baby to adopt the changes.
2. Less Pain
Giving birth to the baby in the warm water will ease the delivery, they face less pain, this is just because that the mother gets a nice position to delivery the baby in the warm water and her whole body is warm through out the process and that also increases the energy of the body and it also decrease the friction of the vagina.
3. Manage The Weight
While you are in the water, your body muscles feel less weight and your will pelvic muscles will open easily and baby will come out. The buoyancy force is acting in the water against to the body, so you need to apply less force to change the position of the body according to the convenience of the mother.
4. Less Risk Of Episiotomy
Episiotomy is the process in which, doctor gives a cut mark to the portion between vagina and anus to prevent the tearing while baby’s head is coming out and it gives a lot of pain, so water birth gives flexibility to the tissue, so the baby’s head comes out easily with episiotomy, so you will have the less pain after the birth of the baby.
5. Less Birth Marks
When a mother deliver the baby, then there are so many of the marks of the tearing is there this is just because of the rigid tissues, so if you go for the water birth then it there less marks to the vaginal area.
Harms Of The Water Birth:
1. Infection To The Baby
When a mother deliver a baby in the water then there are feces it the tub and when the baby comes out then it is the possibility that the feces will go inside the body of the baby and there can be infections, as the immunity system of infants is weak. It is also possible if you have the herpes, then it is possible then the baby is more likely have this disease also.
2. Prone To Pneumonia
This is the most dangerous disease for the baby, if a mother delivers her baby in the tub then the water got contaminated with the fecal contamination and if it has been swallowed by the baby then there will be chance of the meconium aspiration which leads to the pneumonia.
3. Chance Of Drowning
This is most probable chance of the baby, when mother chooses for the water birth, sometimes baby’s head comes out the remaining body is not coming out, then if the mother is in the water then it is the possibility that the water will go inside the lungs of the baby and baby can drowned, so if it happens to you, then you should give each and every information about the body to the doctor within seconds.