When We Know Better We Do Better
What You'll Learn/Course Outline
Prepare Your Mind and Body
Prepare For Birth
The Problem with Due Dates
The 3P's vs The Sphincter Law
Failure to Progress or Failure to Wait
Setting the Stage: An Undisturbed Birth
The Essential Role of the Birth Partner
Natural Comfort Measures
How Will I Know When it's The Real Thing?
Home Births & Water Births: Everything You Need to Know
Hospital Births: When to go, What to Take & What to Expect
2nd Stage: Self-Directed or Guided?
Protecting Your Perineum
3rd Stage: Natural or Actively Managed
Optimal/Delayed Cord Clamping & Cutting
The Golden Hour: Skin-to-Skin
Newborn Tests & Procedures
Cord Blood Banking or Donating?
Placenta Encapsulation: What, How & Why?
Writing Your Birth Preference Plan