Childbirth Class “Blooper”
Just for fun…
The ideal position for a baby to be born is with his/her head down and his/her back towards the mother’s front (anterior baby). The most common position that needs correcting is when the baby’s back is towards the mother’s back which is called a “posterior baby.” We can sometimes use a Rebozo to turn the baby around. This is a very safe procedure and the mother often says it feels good, too.
This is a birth video which was done by Caity Anne Photography. Caity does absolutely beautiful work. Be sure to also check out her Facebook page here.
Here are some of the exercises we recommend for our clients after birth. If you would like to check out one of the videos mentioned in the first YouTube clip, we have them in our library for our clients. Just ask us and we will be happy to loan them to you.
If you wish to learn more about the pelvic floor, these are some really good teaching videos.
We have collected some good articles and handouts on breastfeeding. We'd like to share them with you here. The American Academy of Pediatrics on Breastfeeding This is an excellent article to take with you to the hospital! Read it. Know it. Use it to educate others about the importance of bonding and breastfeeding during the first few hours after delivery. The Breastfeeding Pocket Guide Fold it and take it with you everywhere. Coast Bend Breastfeeding Resources This is a list…
Consultation Questions for Prospective Midwives Have you ever wanted to ask someone questions but then suddenly had your mind go completely blank when you finally have the opportunity? Interviewing a midwife can be like that sometimes. I’ve had many women come by for a consultation or interview and can’t think of what to ask. So I got busy and compiled as many questions as I could think of that someone might want to ask a midwife. This list comes from…
The Other Side of the Glass: A Birth Film For and About Men This is a new documentary that looks promising! We just signed up to be a “backer.” Check it out and consider helping them out. Men naturally want to protect their children and wives… as they should! Let’s empower fathers to protect and support during birth, through education. Spread the word! Click here to contribute to this film project!
This is an excellent video that demonstrates proper latch on for breastfeeding.