I have some questions about the future of childbirth education. Check out my thoughts, and share yours.
Yesterday we talked about the value of birth plans. For most low-risk women, writing a birth plan is an easy task. But women at high obstetric risk may find the task more difficult due to unwanted recommendations intended to improve their safety.
There seems to be a level of mythology associated with birth plans. On one hand are the advocates who insist the birth plan is a valuable tool to ensure the desired birth experience. On the other hand are the nurses whose experience
We know delayed cord clamping is beneficial for full term infants. We now have a meta-analysis of delayed cord clamping with preterm birth and the evidence indicates it can reduce hospital mortality. 1 It did not result in differences in resuscitation, mechanical
Thank you to a courageous reader for sharing her birth plan. Read more about her birth planning. My name is XXX, I prefer to be called XXX, I am accompanied by my husband XXX. This is our birth plan for the birth