Debra Betts - Acupuncture and Acupressure for Pregancy and Childbirth

Useful resourses and websites for women and their support people 

 

For Optimal Foetal Positioning - helping your baby into an anterior position before labour begins

 www.spinningbabies.com

 

How a baby moves during labour

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VIAyTiTyerQ

A vidio clip of how a baby moves through the pelvis during labour. This has been adapted from a childbirthing vidio and clearly demonstrates that the baby is active in labour. It is one of the few vidios that show how birth progresses when a women is not lying on her back.

https://onedrive.live.com/redir?resid=947F7885BF5FCF91!36814&authkey=!AIIxeAYj4f5cn88&ithint=video%2cwmv

  

Infroamation about why hearing your baby is 'Big" does not mean your labour is going to be more difficult.  

http://www.homebirth.org.uk/big.htm

http://www.bellybelly.com.au/pregnancy/40-reasons-to-give-baby-40-weeks-of-pregnancy#.VMMKhU0cTrc

http://summaries.cochrane.org/CD000938/induction-of-labour-for-suspected-fetal-macrosomia

 

Postive changes in womens sex lives following a natural vaginal birth  

http://www.bellybelly.com.au/post-natal/sex-after-childbirth#.VOAY5k0cTrc

 

The advantages of carrying a pregnancy to term 

www.GoTheFull40.com

http://www.childbirthconnection.org/article.asp?ck=10650

 

Womens choices during the third stage of labour

 http://www.nct.org.uk/birth/third-stage-labour

 

Information about 'laid back breastfeeding'

http://www.biologicalnurturing.com/video/bn3clip.html

Infromation and support resources for pregnnt women seeking mental health and addiction help

http://deserthopetreatment.com/drug-abuse/pregnancy/

 

Post Natal Recovery

A link to information about postpartum recovery. Whatever your circumstances information about creating the best possible recovery for you and your babies future health. Includes a section on postnatal hormones, stress and weight loss, as well as recipes from cultures around the world.

http://goldenmonth.blogspot.co.nz/