Labour is Divided into 3 Stages:
The 1st Stage: This stage is divided into 2 phases: The early phase and the active phase.
Very simply, your baby descends downward in the pelvis, out your vagina and into your arms.
The 3rd Stage: The Delivery of the Placenta
After your baby is cuddling in your arms your uterus will continue to contract to expel your placenta. And, that's it....the 3 Stages of Labour in a nutshell:)
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