Dr Rachel Reed
midwife • author • educator • researcher
- My next online course is crowning...A re-introduction for my new followers, where I blow my own trumpet again (same tune) 🧐😂Thanks for the feedback Charlotte 😊🙏Updated post: https://midwifethinking.com/2015/09/16/in-defence-of-the-amniotic-sac/#reclaimingchildbirth #ritesofpassage #bookstagram #midwifethinking #rachelreed #midwife #midwifery #doula #birthdoula #studentmidwife #childbirtheducation #childbirthThe cervical ‘os’ (opening) tucked at the back of the vagina in early labour and opens forward. At some point in labour almost every woman will have an anterior lip because this is the last part of the cervix to be pulled up over the baby’s head. Whether this lip is detected depends on whether/when a vaginal examination is done. A posterior lip is almost unheard of because this part of the cervix disappears first. Or rather it becomes difficult to reach with fingers first.
- Gestational Diabetes: beyond the label
- The Curse of Meconium Stained Liquor
- The Anterior Cervical Lip: how to ruin a perfectly good birth
- Amniotic Fluid Volume: too much, too little, or who knows?
- Induction: a step by step guide
- Shoulder Dystocia: the real story
- Birth from the Baby's Perspective
- Nuchal Cords: the perfect scapegoat
- Big Babies: the risk of care provider fear
- In Celebration of the OP Baby
Tag Archives: ethics
Updated: February 2022 When I was a bright-eyed and bushy-tailed student midwife, I was awarded with a certificate and a box of chocolates. My achievement was collecting the most ‘cord’ blood in the hospital. At that time, the Local Health … Continue reading
The Australian College of Midwives have issued an Interim Homebirth Position Statement and Interim Guidance for Privately Practising Midwives along with a request for comments. Here is the response I have sent… As a privately practising midwife who attends homebirths … Continue reading