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  • perineal massage pain

    My doula is out of town for a few days, and i need some advice. I am 35 weeks pregnant with my third child and have started my perineal massage with my partner. he is very gentle and tries very hard not to hurt me. however i am in allot of pain now. i feel very bruised and sore, as i did not do perineal...
    Posted to Pregnancy and Prenatal Care (Forum) by morae on 12-14-2010
  • Is there a way to turn around premature aging of the placenta?

    I'm working with a mom that is 7 months pregnant. She recently was diagnosed with Hepatitis A. Ultrasounds have shown that the baby is doing fine but that there is premature aging of the placenta. Is there a way to turn this situation around or at least slow or stop the aging process? Thanks for...
  • Pregnancy and hot tubs: looking for MT News blip

    I'm trying to find a "Midwifery News" blip on the safety of hot water immersion in pregnancy. I can't find it, and I've looked all the way back to #71/Autumn 2004. It was on a study refuting the myth that hot tubs are dangerous in pregnancy; the research indicated that submersion...
    Posted to Pregnancy and Prenatal Care (Forum) by Arwyn on 06-28-2009
  • Please meet Mickey Sperlich

    I am traveling to Cape Town, South Africa to check on doing a conference there. Before I go I wanted to introduce you to Mickey Sperlich who is one of the authors the new book Motherbaby Press is about to send to the printer. While I am gone she will do a few guest blogs about her book. You will also...
    Posted to Jan Tritten's Blog (Weblog) by Anonymous on 02-21-2008
  • Less Pain in Labor

    The other day I took my young friend--whose birth I am helping with--to the birth center where she plans to have her baby. The midwife, while showing her the birth pool, stated that recent research show that women experience 70% less pain while birthing in water. I don't know if there is any way...
    Posted to Jan Tritten's Blog (Weblog) by Anonymous on 02-12-2008
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