Vocabulary

PRENATAL
Pregnancy – Embarazo
Midwife – Comadrona
Gynaecologist – Ginecologo/a
Obstetrician – Obstetra
Homebirth – Parto en casa
Birth plan – Plan de parto
Ultrasound scan – Ecografia
Blood test – Analisis de sangre

BIRTH
Birth – Parto/Nacimiento
Natural birth – Parto natural
Breech – De nalgas
Epidural – Epidural
Labour – De parto (to be in labour – estar de parto)
Internal examination – Tacto
To break waters – Romper la bolsa
Contraction – Contraccion
Induction – Induccion
Caesarean – Cesarea
Delivery – Expulsivo
Delivery room – Sala de parto

POST-NATAL
Breastfeeding – Lactancia maternal
To breastfeed – Dar el pecho