This month’s Brilliant Activities for Birth Educators honors International Doula Month with an activity that reinforces Lamaze Healthy Birth Practice #3 - Bring a loved one, friend or doula for continuous support.
April the giraffe’s birth experience provides some wonderful teaching moments to discuss the natural, physiologic process of birth. The Lamaze Healthy Birth Practices are remarkably similar to the common sense circumstances under which April birthed. Debby Amis shares what we can learn.
ACOG's new recommendations to avoid interventions aligns with the long established and evidence based Lamaze International Healthy Birth Practices. See how they stack up side by side in this post that compares the two.
Here are a few things I’d like to draw your attention to this week: Tomorrow, the University of Washington will be hosting a webinar, Current Issues and Leadership Challenges in Maternal and Child Health. To register for the event, go here. As an MCH grad student, you can bet I’ll be attending
As pregnant women navigate the internet in search of a caregiver and a place to birth, some may end up opening a web page describing a birth center, and read a description such as: “Imagine being respected for your choices of where and how to birth your family. The lights are dimmed, the room is