Dr Rachel Reed
midwife • academic • writer • presenter
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- Amniotic Fluid Volume: too much, too little, or who knows?
- The Anterior Cervical Lip: how to ruin a perfectly good birth
- Gestational Diabetes: beyond the label
- Shoulder Dystocia: the real story
- VBAC: making a mountain out of a molehill
- Induction: a step by step guide
- Perineal Protectors?
- The Curse of Meconium Stained Liquor
- Post-Dates Induction of Labour: balancing risks
- Big Babies: the risk of care provider fear
Tag Archives: nuchal cord
Updated: July 2019 Amniotic sac and fluid play an important role in the labour process and usually remain intact until the end of labour. However, around 10% of women will experience their waters breaking before labour begins. The standard approach to this situation is to induce labour … Continue reading
Updated: September 2019 The common practice of premature cord clamping has been challenged in recent years due to a greater understanding of how this intervention disrupts the physiology of placental transfusion (Mercer & Skovgaard 2002). Premature cord clamping results in … Continue reading