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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We have just published new research findings. You can access the full journal article free here: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth There has been a lot of research exploring the outcomes related to interventions during the birth of the placenta. I … Continue reading
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: 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
Updated: February 2022 The birth of the placenta is my least favourite part of the birth process. Hopefully writing this blog post will be therapeutic as well as informative. I am going to refrain from referring to the birth of … Continue reading