How do you help an emergency birth?
What to do if you go into Labour at home?
Give your name, address and phone number. Tell the operator how many weeks enceinte you are, and that your baby is coming quickly, so that a midwife and an ambulance can be sent. If you can, let the operator know the length of your contractions and the intervals between them.
What is the easiest and safest position for the baby to be in for birth?
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