This ‘Dilation Chart’ Helps People Understand That Giving Birth Is Not Just Painful, It’s Hardcore

There is something called “dilation” in this world which makes us unconformable. Simply we can call it, the action of stretching or enlarging an organ or part of the body. it proposes a widening, a swelling, an engorging of bodily fluids to facilitate the smooth passage of something into, or out of, the human body.

Dilation Chart
Image credits: scvbirthcenter

The obvious example which we can remember is miracle childbirth, when a mom in a labor room, the responsibility of the midwife is to keep the mother updated on the status of cervix dilation in order to give an idea of how far the process is coming along. According to this ‘dilation chart, From 1cm, the size of a cheerio all the way to 10cm, the size of a bagel, the change is incredible and is vividly illustrated with this handy.

This wooden chart was shared by SCV Birth Center, a pregnancy care clinic in Santa Clarita, California. The chart support women to understand what the midwives are telling them during labor.

Dilation Chart
Image credits: etsy

If you have an idea of getting your hands on one of these nice wooden charts for yourself, perhaps as a discussion piece for your wall or coffee table or simply a reminder of the power of your vagina, you can find them for sale on Etsy here.

Image credits: Steffanie Christi’an

One of the Facebook users Steffanie Christi’ saw the post by SCV Birth Center and shared it along with the caption “This is what 10cm of dilation looks like. This is why we deserve all the things.” Her post quickly went viral as women all over the world were confronted with the stark and impressive realities of childbirth.

Dilation Chart
Image credits: etsy

What do you think about this wooden chart? Share your experience of giving birth? Please Comment below.

Image credits: etsy

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