IN THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS
What is a Doula – They play a significant role assisting women through the psychosomatic experience of birth.Why every single woman should do a doula training. It is the primal role of woman. Assisting at births is an important rite for one’s womanhood, femininity and fulfilment
Obstetrician in latin = “to observe.” Are they only observing or doing too much? The Role of the Partner (Mostly Men) In Birth. Have we placed to much expectations on male partners? Are men actually fit for the job of assisting a birthing experience? Let alone asked to be the primary! support person in an experience they have no knowledge of, what so ever!Read More about this Podcast on the The Vital Veda Podcast.
This podcast covers the evidence on childbirth education for pain relief during labor. How many people take childbirth classes and what material do they cover? We discuss the challenges of studying childbirth education interventions and go over the findings from an interesting study on this topic out of Australia.
A new Australian study of first time mothers has found that a combination of massage, yoga, acupressure, relaxation and breathing techniques can significantly reduce the need for medical intervention during childbirth. The study could change the way we think about childbirth education.
In a study just published in the British Medical Journal Open an antenatal (before birth) education program developed by Nadine Richardson called ‘She Births’ has been tested on 176 couples in Sydney. The results were so dramatic the British Medical Journal Open has published them in an article that might be about to change the way childbirth education is delivered in Australia.