Normal Vaginal Delivery is the natural process of birth to a baby through the vagina, which is also called the birth canal. This type of delivery has the lowest risk with spontaneous onset of labor taking place between 37 and 42 weeks. Labor will progress on its own. Post-Normal Vaginal Delivery, the mother and the baby will be in good and stable condition and get enough time for breastfeeding and bonding.
Normal Vaginal Delivery has multiple benefits for both the mother and the child. Some of the benefits are:
Normal Vaginal Delivery occurs in three phases of labour:
For first-time mothers, a Normal Vaginal Delivery or active labour will take about seven to eight hours. For consecutive births, Normal Vaginal Delivery will be much quicker.
The pain during delivery will depend on the mental and physical health, body positioning, and nutrition of the mother. Normal Vaginal Delivery is a natural way of childbirth. While there will be a pain, recovery will be quick. Being physically active will ease the delivery process.
Other types of deliveries are:
Gynecologists and Obstetricians perform a Normal Vaginal Delivery.