Rachel Reedindependent midwife, lecturer and birth nerd
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- The Anterior Cervical Lip: how to ruin a perfectly good birth
- The Placenta: essential resuscitation equipment
- Induction: a step by step guide
- Amniotic Fluid Volume: too much, too little, or who knows?
- In Celebration of the OP Baby
- Induction of Labour: balancing risks
- Pushing: leave it to the experts
- Perineal Protectors?
- The Human Microbiome: considerations for pregnancy, birth and early mothering
- In Defence of the Amniotic Sac
Category Archives: pregnancy
Updated and edited: February 2015 This post was co-authored by Jessie Johnson-Cash and based on her presentation at the USC Midwifery Education Day. The human microbiome is rather fashionable in the world of science at the moment. The NIH Human Microbiome Project has … Continue reading
This post is in response to readers asking me to cover the topic of induction for low amniotic fluid volume (AFV). Most of the content is available in textbooks, in particular Coad and Dunstall 2011 and Beall and Ross (2011), … Continue reading