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: 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: April 2020 When I facilitate workshops with midwives and students, there is always a lot of discussion and debate about professional responsibilities in the mother-midwife relationship. These debates often get heated, and the complexities of legal, professional, and ethical issues … Continue reading
Updated: August 2019 There is a lot of unwarranted fear about ‘big babies’ getting stuck. The media reflects the usual story – that women are creating a problem that doctors have to fix. The incidence of shoulder dystocia does increase … Continue reading
Updated: December 2017 This post is in response to readers asking me to cover the topic of induction for low amniotic fluid volume (AFV). Most of the content is available in textbooks, in particular Coad and Dunstall 2011 and Beall … Continue reading