POSTBIRTH is an extremely handy acronym that educators can use as part of their curriculum when talking about warning signs postpartum. Teaching families these warning signs can save lives.
World Breastfeeding Week continues with some great resources for childbirth educators, lactation consultants, and other perinatal professionals
August 1-7, 2017 is the silver (25th) anniversary celebration of World Breastfeeding Week. The 2017 theme is Sustaining Breastfeeding - Together. It is championed by the World Alliance of Breastfeeding Action and recognized around the globe.
An activity in a childbirth class that gets people out of their seats, working together and engaged will always be a hit during class time. The inexpensive beach ball offers a multitude of learning opportunities that are easy to set up, fun to do, and bring about lots of smiles and laughs.
Count the Kicks is an easy to use app that parents can download onto their smartphones to help them to "count the kicks." This app is available for both Apple and Google phones.