What's the ideal contractions rhythm?
Ah, contractions... we dread them during the whole pregnancy and we watch for their slightest sign as the birth approaches... But what should their rhythm be?
- In the beginning, don't panic, they are often random.
- It is only when they take a regular rhythm that we can consider that labor has begun.
- Every 15, 10, then 5 minutes... the closer you get to the birth of your baby, the more regular their rhythm becomes.
- It is generally when the contractions come every 5 minutes or so that the time to leave for the maternity hospital arrives.
Off you go!