Sometimes labour and birth can go backwards, stall or slow down when the mother is tense or frightened. It is important to meet the needs of each individual woman and birth.
While the common reasons for diabetes such as poor eating habits or genetic predisposition increases the risk of diabetes during pregnancy, the changes in our farming methods may well tip us over the edge in terms of our health and the health of our unborn babies. This is a public health issue for pregnant women and we need to be informed. We cannot grow healthy babies if we are eating unhealthy food.
Workshops for Midwives aims to teach midwifery skills to any midwife interested in participating and growing through interactive learning situations.
When we interfere with the process of birth we render the love hormone oxytocin useless and we need to ask ourselves how this will affect the future of humanity.
Spiritual Birth invites workshop participants to engage fully in the process of preparing for labour and natural birth, thus connecting with universal spiritual energy and opening opportunities for healing.
Delayed cord clamping for 3 minutes or longer has long term benefits to the neonate, does NO harm and does not affect the mother in a negative way.
Women who give birth at home have fewer interventions and higher satisfaction with the experience. This in turn influences the breastfeeding relationship and their bonding and attachment to their babies. Women who give birth naturally at home also suffer less with postnatal depression.