• What is a Doula? – Natural Childbirth, Homebirth, Birth Coach – BEXLIFE
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    What is a Doula? – Natural Childbirth, Homebirth, Birth Coach – BEXLIFE

    Rebekah: Hey guys. It’s Bex here. I’m here with the beautiful Lindsey Bliss from Carriage House Birth in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York. I’m here on kind of an emergency recon visit. I am pregnant. I need doula advice and I’ve been talking about it online and I’m getting all kinds of crazy feedback about doulas and my choice to get a midwife and have a home birth. Even though I’ve done this before, it has gotten people all rattled up. Lindsey: People like to get really riled up around birth. I don’t know why. It’s just something that … Rebekah: Because it’s the scariest thing to ever happen to you…

  • Ch 18 Pain mangamegment for childbirth
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    Ch 18 Pain mangamegment for childbirth

    Pain Management for Childbirth Chapter 18 The two components of pain during birth include 1. A physiological component and a psychological component. The psychological component deals with how the women reacts to the pain she is experiencing. Childbirth pain differs than normal pain in various ways including the pain is not constant. The women has time to prepare for the pain during pregnancy and the end of the pain has the birth of a child. Physical pain that is felt during labor is due to tissue ischemia that occurs with the loss of blood flow to the uterus during contractions. It also occurs from the cervical dilation and pulling and…

  • Pregnancy Workouts: Best Abs Exercises | Parents
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    Pregnancy Workouts: Best Abs Exercises | Parents

    With me today is Natalia. She is in the third trimester. We’re gonna show you some exercises that you can and should do on your third trimester to work your arms. We’re gonna start with bicep curls. We’re using fives. If your arms are really super strong, you can graduate to seven and a half. The recommendation is to discontinue to use the weights you did going into pregnancy. What’s different about this bicep curls is they’re going to be posture curls. Elbow stay in to the ribs and alternate really strong and fast, alternating it. You wanna make sure that you’re not slouchy in your posture and your Kegel…

  • From pregnancy, to childbirth and beyond: the staff who shape your maternity journey
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    From pregnancy, to childbirth and beyond: the staff who shape your maternity journey

    Hello my name is Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent. I’m head of maternity, children and young people at NHS England. I’ve been a midwife for 30 years and I’ve had the absolute privilege of supporting just under 2,000 women to birth their babies. The pregnancy journey is very special. Midwives on the whole tend to support women and their families during the antenatal period, for labour, the birth and postnatally. There are many people that support women in their families throughout that journey and here’s an example of some of them. Hi my name is Dr. Jim Bonham and I’m a scientist and I’m the national laboratory lead for newborn screening in England.…

  • A Parent is Born: Childbirth Educator – Episode 8 | Pampers
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    A Parent is Born: Childbirth Educator – Episode 8 | Pampers

    Today we’re going to meet with our birth instructor who is going to help us deal with the birth process and get us prepared for other birth options. I think I was a little bit guarded against birth preparation or what have you, because I had always felt like I was just going to get to the hospital and demand the epidural right away. [THEME MUSIC] Susie, nice to meet you. I’ve heard so much about you. Welcome. Welcome. Hi, how are you? Good. How are you? Good to meet you guys. Good to meet you. I believe that couples can have the birth that they want, although they have…