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Miksi synnytys ei lähde kunnolla käyntiin? / Spinning Babies Blog: Why won't this labor start properly?

The baby's little forehead may be felt resting on top of the pubic bone like a small ledge

This is an "engagement" technique  for labor to use only after 10 contractions with Abdominal Lift and Tuck. Walcher's Position will allow contractions to engage a baby that is high, not really in the pelvis yet.

This is an "engagement" technique for labor to use only after 10 contractions with Abdominal Lift and Tuck. Walcher's Position will allow contractions to engage a baby that is high, not really in the pelvis yet. Walcher's & ab lift and tuck

Finding doula mentors!

Heidi Thaden-Pierce offers doula support and birth photography services in Denton, TX.

Last Friday I attended a workshop in Cypress by doula and birth advocate Gena Kirby, about the many uses of rebozos during pregnancy, labor, and delivery.  She was beautiful and knowledgeable, and ...

What I Learned From the Rebozo Workshop

I use my rebozo all the time! Cool poster showing Rebozo techniques. This is another reason to have a doula, someone experienced who can help you with positioning and comfort in labor.

What to Wear (Tips for Doulas) |

Heidi Thaden-Pierce offers doula support and birth photography services in Denton, TX.

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One thing about being a doula is, you learn quickly what positions a mom likes;

Awesome Explanation of labor!! http://www.elsevierhealth.com.au/Nursing/specialty/book/9780702044762/Physiology-in-Childbearing-With-Anatomy-and-Related-Biosciences/

The effective Labour Contraction: explains how being in a comfortable environment among other factors increases oxytocin release vs. being in an uncomfortable environment, feeling like you are being watched etc actually inhibits it's release.

Know Your Birth Options! Bradley Method, Hypnobabies, HypnoBirthing, Labor Support, etc.

By Sarah Winfrey, CD(DONA) Today& expectant parents face more daunting decisions than nursery décor. From care providers to childbirth classes, birth options are more abundant than the dirty diapers of the near future.

Moxibustion at home (plus other tips for turning a breech baby)

Moxibustion at home (plus other tips for turning a breech baby)

Chorion and Amnion in Twin Pregnancies...ultrasound showed monochorionic diamniotic. Hoping for the best.

The Shared Placenta Question

how to encourage the baby to engage in the pelvis- thereby starting labor in a healthy timing & not being overdue

Solving the mystery of why I didn't go into labor on my own last time. When I was at the end of my first pregnancy I had the general .

Birth Story Diaries - positive birth stories from home birth to cesarean. With ratings for the graphic/non-graphic nature of each.

Birth Story Diaries: Birth stories told through pictures. Warning: Some of the pictures are very graphic. However, they have a good labeling system in place to let you know in advance if it is a very modest, modest, graphic, or very graphic story.

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