This month's Brilliant Activities for Birth Educators post is all about positions that a laboring person can use during the first stage (labor) part of birth. Learn about UFOs for labor (upright, forward-leaning and open) in this class activity.
People can experience a spectrum of emotions with D-MER ranging from mild self-correcting symptoms often lasting less than three months (homesickness, hopelessness, depression) to moderate ones that may carry on longer (panic, agitation, paranoia). Learn about Dysphoric Milk Ejection Reflex today.
Just like when climbing a mountain, food and fluid are the fuels that keep your muscles working and allow you to keep going in labor. Since hospitals generally discourage eating in labor (or outright won’t allow it), this is a discussion that I have with my childbirth class families.
Serena William’s pregnancy has made exercise and fitness during pregnancy very topical in 2017 and I get asked lots of questions regarding what exercises or activities can be done safely throughout pregnancy.
Recently a popular British TV drama series about six pregnant couples in an antenatal group called ‘In The Club’ mistakenly mentioned that the reduction of fetal movement, referred to as RFM, in the third trimester was ‘normal’ because babies ‘run out of space’. What are the facts about kick counts