The Third Stage of Labour
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Third Stage of Labour by New beginnings student, Verlyndah Hodge The third stage of labour is defined as that time extending from the birth of the baby until the birth of the placenta. In contrast, a ‘forced birth’, by comparison, … Read More

Did I Make Too Much Noise?
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This is a question that I hear a lot from clients, both when they are in labor, or afterwards when we are debriefing after a birth. My answer always remains the same: “There is no noise meter here. Nobody can … Read More

Using Affirmations During Labor
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Positive affirmations are short, positive statements that can be used during labor by the mother or the support person as a way of creating a positive attitude toward birth and labor pain. Sometimes negative thoughts hinder the body from progressing … Read More