Wednesday Wrap Up September 2020

I get asked about how effective red raspberry leaf tea is all the time, so I was happy to see Rebecca Dekker of Evidence Based Birth write about it. A new study looks at how common it is for people to be mistreated while giving birth. It’s shockingly common. Midwife Sara Wickham takes a look […]

Wednesday Wrap Up August 2020

Henci Goer (author of the Thinking Woman’s Guide to Birth) is blogging again! Recently she published articles on Water Injections for Back Labor and VBAC Care Providers She is also offering a free eBook on choosing a birth place in the time of COVID. Stacie Bingham has a great article on the accuracy of ultrasound […]

Wednesday Wrap Up July 2020

The Evidence on Pitocin During Third Stage Labor by Evidence Based Birth Urgent Maternal Warning Signs – a list of 11 things to never overlook or dismiss during or after pregnancy. Includes a free printable in both English and Spanish

Wednesday Wrap Up June 2020

What a wild, wild year it’s turning out to be. Today’s links will be categorized by topic: COVID-19 related information Do Dark COVID-19 clouds lead to silver linings for birthing people? The CDC’s page on protecting yourself and your family if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Evidence Based Birth’s COVID-19 page. Make sure you scroll […]

Wednesday Wrap Up May 2020

Obviously the big topic of the month is the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some great places to find information on pregnancy, birth and breastfeeding during this pandemic. Please keep in mind that the situation is rapidly evolving, and remember to check your sources for reputable and reliable information. Pregnancy and Breastfeeding and caring for Young […]

Wednesday Wrap Up April 2020

COVID-19 and Coronavirus Links for Parents Birthing in the time of COVID-19 – a free class from Rebecca Dekker of Evidence Based BirthThe CDC Summarizes the currently known information on COVID-19 and Pregnancy/BreastfeedingAn FAQ from the World Health Organization on Pregnancy and COVID-19Another set of FAQ from ACOG – the American Congress of Obstetricians and […]

Wednesday Wrap Up February 2020

A new study shows that general anesthesia, where they person giving birth is unconscious, increases postpartum depression quite a bit. One parent’s attempt to find the perfect parenting book leads to discovering the Diabolical Genius of the Baby Advice Industry An excellent summary of Why it’s Worth Waiting to Go Into Labor and the questions […]

Wednesday Wrap Up

Stacie Bingham takes a look at the differences between training, certification and experience in doulas The Data Detective: One doctor’s quest to fix cesareans – short video on Neel Shah and his work to lower cesarean rates. Some new information from the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine about safe cosleeping. I’ve always thought that there is […]

Wednesday Wrap Up December 2019

Nothing can make brand new parents feel more out of control than having their baby admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit. The organization Empowered NICU Parenting aims to change that. It’s happening all the time on social media, but Is Informal Milk Sharing Safe? A new project in Ireland aims to build more realistic […]