Using a Rebozo to Turn a Posterior Baby

The ideal position for a baby to be born is with his/her head down and his/her back towards the mother’s front (anterior baby). The most common position that needs correcting is when the baby’s back is towards the mother’s back which is called a “posterior baby.” We can sometimes use a Rebozo to turn the baby around. This is a very safe procedure and the mother often says it feels good, too.  

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Breastfeeding Information

 We have collected some good articles and handouts on breastfeeding. We'd like to share them with you here.  The American Academy of Pediatrics on Breastfeeding This is an excellent article to take with you to the hospital! Read it. Know it. Use it to educate others about the importance of bonding and breastfeeding during the first few hours after delivery. The Breastfeeding Pocket Guide  Fold it and take it with you everywhere.  Coast Bend Breastfeeding Resources This is a list…

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What Do I Ask at an Interview?

Consultation Questions for Prospective Midwives Have you ever wanted to ask someone questions but then suddenly had your mind go completely blank when you finally have the opportunity? ┬áInterviewing a midwife can be like that sometimes. ┬áI’ve had many women come by for a consultation or interview and can’t think of what to ask. So I got busy and compiled as many questions as I could think of that someone might want to ask a midwife. This list comes from…

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A Birth Film for Men

The Other Side of the Glass: A Birth Film For and About Men This is a new documentary that looks promising! We just signed up to be a “backer.” Check it out and consider helping them out. Men naturally want to protect their children and wives… as they should! Let’s empower fathers to protect and support during birth, through education. Spread the word! Click here to contribute to this film project!

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