Wednesday Wrap Up Feb 12

Wednesday Wrap-Up Graphic - Salt Lake City birth doula

Now there’s a interesting use of new technology! Breastfeeding Mothers Get Help from Google Glass and Small World
http://www.bcmidwives.com/vision

Very cool analysis of the changes in breastmilk over the course of a feeding. Smashes the fallacy of “foremilk” and “hindmilk” pretty well.

I actually prefer to use a racquetball, but I use these same techniques in labor: 7 Ways to Use a Tennis Ball in Labor.

Life Magazine published a groundbreaking article that was the start of a change in public opinion about birth. But it isn’t a recent article. This one was published in 1950 and starts on page 71.

If you’re still pregnant and thinking “Next time, I will do it differently…” please reconsider. It’s not too late to make changes now. And the first birth matters more than you think.

This week’s video is a lovely discussion on home and hospital birth from midwife Saraswathi Vedam:

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