Dr Rachel Reed
midwife • author • educator
- Last reminder peeps. Doors to the Reclaiming Childbirth Collective close at the end of today (11.59pm 30th September 2022). Then all the good things begin flowing... lessons, Q&As, community forum, etc. 🥰Esther 'actively managing' the placenta. She clearly didn't pay attention to the first lesson in the Reclaiming Childbirth Collective learning library. 😂The Reclaiming Childbirth Collective doors close 11.59pm 30th September AEST. I'm locking in the Founder members so we can get started. If you want to be a part of building this community - and get monthly Lessons and Q&A Sessions (CPD hours ahoy)... get yourself in the door. 🧐1. My maternal Grandmother MaryA sneak peek inside the Reclaiming Childbirth Collective 🤩I asked the collective Waitlist for topic suggestions and placentas won the top spot 🤩 So the first lesson in the Learning Library will be all about birthing the placenta - variations, complications and addressing the big question about TIME (how long is too long).
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Updated: August 2022 Premature cord clamping/cutting Premature cord clamping (clamping before placental transfusion is complete) has been the norm since ‘active management’ of the placenta became routine. In recent years, research has highlighted the harms caused by cutting the umbilical … Continue reading
Updated: May 2022 Artificial rupture of membranes (ARM) aka ‘breaking the waters’ is a common intervention during birth. However, an ARM should not be carried out without a good understanding of how the amniotic sac and fluid function in labour. … Continue reading
When meconium is noticed in amniotic fluid during labour it often initiates a cascade of intervention. A CTG machine will often be strapped onto the woman reducing her ability to move, labour in water, and increasing her chance of having … Continue reading
Updated: January 2018 Intermittent auscultation (IA) is considered to be an important aspect of midwifery care for women during a ‘low risk’ labour. The expectation of surveillance of the baby is reflected in guidelines and hospital policies. The recommended frequency of … Continue reading