Class Five – Cesarean Birth and Communication Tools

Cesarean Birth and Communication Tools

Grandmother wants to be at birth:
http://www.babycentre.co.uk/a1011693/parents-tips-what-to-do-if-your-mum-wants-to-be-at-your-babys-birth

Creating a Support Team
http://www.mothersadvocate.org/pdf/hbyw-CreatingYourSupportTeam.pdf

Induction:
http://www.mothersadvocate.org/pdf/hbyw-IfInduced.pdf

Reasons to Avoid Unnecessary Interventions
http://www.mothersadvocate.org/pdf/healthybirth_4.pdf

Steps to maximize chance of vaginal birth and prevent cesarean:
http://www.nationalpartnership.org/research-library/maternal-health/new-cesarean-prevention.pdf

Family centered cesarean:
http://youtu.be/db6Pe0LECbI
http://www.childbirthconnection.org/giving-birth/c-section/resources/

Seeding the Microbiome?:
https://www.scienceandsensibility.org/p/bl/et/blogid=2&blogaid=825

PDF Files
Birth Dreams & Visions
Unexpected Outcomes
What To Take To The Birthing Place

Videos
Brandy’s Birth

Class 5: Homework
    1. Read Section 5 materials in online binder
    2. Write a birth Vision/Dream/Fantasy!Keep it shortKeep it non-adversarial – teamwork!!Choose only the most important personal preferencesUse words or pictures or drawings – be creative!Have fun – use it to start a conversation with your partner, your caregiver and your birth team! Have fun with it!!Bring it to class to share ideas…..