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Ann Higson
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Was it in the 1950s when birth went wrong?
Just read an article posted by Orgasmic Birth and was interested in their telling of the history of childbirth and when it all went wrong. "In the 1950s, with the new dynamic of birth being behind closed doors-
women were alone, drugs and twilight sleep we...
Just read an article posted by Orgasmic Birth and was interested in their telling of the history of childbirth and when it all went wrong. "In the 1950s, with the new dynamic of birth being behind closed doors- women were alo...
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Birth photos to make you go Awwwwww.
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Childbirth Unmasked 8
Childbirth Unmasked by Margaret Jowitt Chapter
6 Stress and Labour In
this chapter Margaret looks at how modern hospital management of
labour causes stress which sets into motion the release of a cascade
of hormones that interfere with normal labour, making...
Childbirth Unmasked by Margaret Jowitt Chapter 6 Stress and Labour In this chapter Margaret looks at how modern hospital management of labour causes stress which sets into motion the release of a cascade of hormones that ...
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Changing Childbirth 7
Chapter 5 - Labour "For sixty years (now 80) or more scientists have been suspending strips of animal and human uterus in various liquids in test tubes, stretching it, adding hormones, adding chemicals, measuring contractions, analysing changes, and general...
Chapter 5 - Labour "For sixty years (now 80) or more scientists have been suspending strips of animal and human uterus in various liquids in test tubes, stretching it, adding hormones, adding chemicals, measuring contractions...
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Fear of Childbirth, latest research.
 Seen on the Royal College of Midwives web page.   ‘Fear of childbirth’ and ways of coping for pregnant women and
their partners during the birthing process: a salutogenic analysis 05/09/2014 - 14:15 To explore ‘fear of childbirth’ and its impact on birth ...
 Seen on the Royal College of Midwives web page.  ‘Fear of childbirth’ and ways of coping for pregnant women and their partners during the birthing process: a salutogenic analysis 05/09/2014 - 14:15 To explore ‘fear of c...
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It's BLOG ACTION DAY!
16/10/2014 is blog action day and OXFAM have asked bloggers around the world to take part. We are to post blogs on inequality. Inequality with regards to childbirth, don't get me started! According to Oxfam 800 women die every day in childbirth. Just 5 of t...
16/10/2014 is blog action day and OXFAM have asked bloggers around the world to take part. We are to post blogs on inequality. Inequality with regards to childbirth, don't get me started! According to Oxfam 800 women die ever...
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Ordinary British people have fought and died for the rights we enjoy today. From keeping families together, to protecting journalists' sources and helping women to flee domestic violence - the Human Rights Act helps us to fight injustice in the UK, holding those in power to account.
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Picturing a Pain Free Labour.
Adapted from Susan Jeffers and taught at my parentcraft classes, I thought you would like it... Visualizations Make
yourself comfortable in your chair, back straight, feet on the floor,
hands comfortable on your lap. You have nothing to do but listen to
my ...
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Hazards To A Pain Free Labour/Labor - 7
Reflecting on recent experiences I would like to add a hazard to the list that may interfere with your pain free first stage of labour. A precipitate labour is a very quick labour and usually causes contraction pain. These labours are usually the result of ...
Reflecting on recent experiences I would like to add a hazard to the list that may interfere with your pain free first stage of labour. A precipitate labour is a very quick labour and usually causes contraction pain. These la...
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We need to act now to stop a treaty that could drag us back years in the fight to clean up our poor planet. Please sign this petition today and give generously to the cause. xx
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Beautiful birth video.
Thank you Rebecca Blech founder of Syntonic Birth for this inspirational birth video. OK this is not this young lady's first baby, which usually take longer to push out, but her lovely family and calm demeanour are inspirational to all women. Lovely. https:...
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Childbirth Unmasked 6
Chapter 4 The Womb The womb, otherwise known as the uterus. A truly wonderful organ as it grows from the size of a pear to the size of a large melon in just 9 months. In this chapter Margaret Jowitt explores the form and function of the uterus as well as ho...
Chapter 4 The Womb The womb, otherwise known as the uterus. A truly wonderful organ as it grows from the size of a pear to the size of a large melon in just 9 months. In this chapter Margaret Jowitt explores the form and func...
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Bury
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Radcliffe - Australia - London
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I have experienced 2 pain free labours and 2 very painful ones. I help women as my work as a midwife to achieve pain free labours and it is wonderful to see. However, I feel I am not reaching enough women to make a difference so am reaching out via the internet. There are just a few simple steps that can be practiced in pregnancy that will ensure a pain free labour, honest. The media within our society will bombard you with horror stories about labour pain and so when you go into labour you are very afraid. I can banish that fear if you will let me.
Pain Free Labour books now available on Amazon.
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  • University of Manchester
    1999
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