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Wednesday Wrap Up April 5

Six recommendations from ACOG that doulas should be sharing with their clients. I’ve been teaching and sharing these for a while now, nice to see them in a short list like this.

I’ve never understood why people just LOOOVE to tell pregnant women horror stories. And this article argues that these stories are setting women up to fail. (Though I really hate the use of the word “fail” when it comes to birth…)

When you get a positive pregnancy test, and are not yet ready to share with the world. Everything has changed, and yet nothing has changed.

How design and size of a hospital’s labor and delivery area can influence cesarean rates.

Nearly a third of all women experience birth as traumatic. If you are caring for or attending someone in labor, please read this to know how you can help lessen the risk of birth trauma.