Birthing in the time of COVID-19: Options During COVID-19
Do moms and birthing people have options in COVID-19? Yes! Absolutely! Let's talk about it.COVID-19 Resource Page: https://evidencebasedbirth.com/covid19/+ G...
Birthing in the time of COVID-19: Introduction
We created this mini crash-course just for families who will be birthing during the COVID-19 Pandemic. COVID-19 Resource Page: https://evidencebasedbirth.com...
Incredible award-winning photos show the beauty and bravery of childbirth
These photos are the best of the bunch globally, capturing families deep in the primal drama, bravery and beauty of birth.
Uterus Growth During Pregnancy - Designs by Duvet Days Anatomy Illustrations
Self discover and educate yourself through this beautifully designed uterus growth during pregnancy illustration. Download includes 8.5" x 11" and 11" x 17" in high res JPG and PDF
Evidence on: Induction when your Water Breaks at Term
When someone's water breaks before labor at term, they have 2 choices-- wait for labor to start on its own, or induce labor. What does the evidence say?
Regional analgesia has become the most common method of pain relief used during labor in the United States. Epidural and spinal analgesia are two types of regional analgesia. With epidural analgesia, an indwelling catheter is directed into the epidural space, and the patient receives a continuous infusion or multiple injections of local anesthetic. Spinal injections are usually single injections into the intrathecal space. A combination of epidural and spinal analgesia, known as a walking…
ACOG Releases Guidelines on Hormonal Contraceptives in Women with Coexisting Medical Conditions
Guidelines on the use of hormonal contraceptives in women with underlying medical conditions are available from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). In some women, drugs taken for certain chronic conditions may alter the effectiveness of hormonal contraceptives.
Epidurals: Facts, Implications and Alternatives | Pregnancy & Birth
"The midwifery model of care offers reassurance, guidance, encouragement, and unconditional acceptance. Pain is seen as a normal experience, and not a sign of damage, injury or abnormality." -Kate Engelhardt, DC
PSA to Moms-to-Be: You Can Kick Family Out of the Delivery Room
You might be feeling a lot of pressure when it comes to deciding who is present for the birth of your baby. We want you to know that it's 100% up to you to...