5 ways to cope with labor pain
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Even though epidurals are a very effective way to control pain during labor (though that does not mean they relieve suffering or anxiety), nearly 16% of epidurals are not effective.  Sometimes women cannot even get them before their baby is … Read More

What Causes Pain during Childbirth
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Pain during childbirth is a common phenomenon. It is most often associated with the contracting of the uterus. However, did you know that pain can come from all sorts of areas and for all sorts of reasons during labor and … Read More

Online Doula Course Preview
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I thought I’d give you guys another free preview of part of my online doula course.  Remember, you can get the whole first unit free.  This content comes from my unit on pain during labor and birth.  It has a … Read More

How a trained doula assess labor pain
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This is a section from my unit on pain during labor. Assessing Pain Fears about pain before labor can help be allayed by discussing the birth plan and showing them ways that they can help work with their contractions as … Read More

The perception of pain in labor
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Pain is an issue that doulas and labor support professionals need to learn to deal with. While the video below does not talk about labor pain, it does give pain another perspective and helps us understand that we much look … Read More