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Responses to Mother and Baby–Positioning After Birth

A recent article Mother and Baby – Positioning After Birth has been the most ‘shared’ article to date and generated some interesting discussions online. A follow-up post is being drafted with information about the scientific research on gravity, placental transfusion and cord clamping. In the meantime, below are some responses to the ‘Positioning’ article where … Continue reading

Mother and baby–positioning after birth

“This is the first moment we met each other. I was so overwhelmed and stunned that our baby was here that I hadn’t even picked her up! She is still attached to the cord and the placenta isn’t birthed yet. Before the birth, I had visualised in my head that I would pick her up … Continue reading

The Beauty of a Natural Third Stage

The ‘third stage of labour’ is described as the time from birth of the baby to the expulsion of the placenta and membranes. Although succinct, this description does not capture the immense beauty of a natural third stage. Behold the exquisite moment of first contact between mother and baby in an undisturbed birth In natural … Continue reading

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