Dr Rachel Reed
midwife • academic • writer • presenter
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- Perineal 'Bundles' and Midwifery
- The Anterior Cervical Lip: how to ruin a perfectly good birth
- The Curse of Meconium Stained Liquor
- Nuchal Cords: the perfect scapegoat
- Amniotic Fluid Volume: too much, too little, or who knows?
- Induction: a step by step guide
- VBAC: making a mountain out of a molehill
- In Celebration of the OP Baby
- Pre-labour Rupture of Membranes: impatience and risk
- Perineal Protectors?
Tag Archives: positions
Updated: February 2018 How many times have you heard “I had to have an epidural/c-section/ventouse/etc. because my baby was facing the wrong way”? An occipito posterior (OP) position occurs when the baby enters the pelvis facing forward with his back … Continue reading
Updated: September 2019 Most women will sustain some damage to their perineum during birth (AIHW 2018). Around 50% will have a tear or graze in the skin and/or vaginal wall (1st / 2nd degree). Occasionally (1% of non-instrumental vaginal births) … Continue reading