Stage 3: Expulsion of the Placenta

June 26, 2017

Begins with the birth of the baby and ends with the delivery of the placenta

Stage of Labor Mother’s Feelings Mother’s Activity Coach

  • Expulsion of placenta


  • Pitocin may be given into buffalo cap (IV) to control uterine bleeding
  • Elated, excited
  • Proud
  • Physically exhausted, emotionally high
  • Share happiness with coach
  • Hold and enjoy baby!
  • Push out placenta as directed
  • Nurse baby as desired
  • Share happiness with mother
  • Hold and enjoy baby!
  • take pictures
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