Birth in the 21st Century


During dilation, it is important for the woman to be able to get into a posture that is most comfortable for her, since this helps the baby go through the pelvis. She must be offered methods in order to alleviate pain, among which there are non-pharmacological alternatives that contribute to a natural process. The physical space and the attitude of the professionals must promote comfort, intimacy, dignity and the autonomy of the woman who is giving birth.