This is for all the first time moms, out there! Women giving birth for the first time who were randomly assigned to do perineal massage had a 10% decrease in the risk of tears that required stitches (aka “perineal trauma”), and a 16% decrease in the risk of episiotomy.
VIDEO: The Happiest Baby on the Block
We are believers in the magic that is The Happiest Baby on the Block. Click the link to watch the video and become a 5 S Master (you’ll get that once you watch the video). Bonus: This video will teach you how to swaddle!
There’s a book by the same name that covers all the same information if you’re interested in doing some reading. Learn More: birth | Fort Worth’s Top 5 Books About Birth
VIDEO: 7 Easy Exercises (Mama Natural)
Tell Us How We Did
As promised, here is a link to review the Mama Natural 7 Easy Exercises for an Optimal Pregnancy & Labor video that was shown in class. You may want to bookmark it to find it easily in the future!
View a Gomco circumcision procedure:
Plastibell circumcision procedure:
and a link to a well cited, evidenced based Circumcision Q&A article by Tara Haelle:
Finally, we would appreciate any feedback about Your Best Birth Class. At birth | Fort Worth, we are constantly working on growing and getting better and that includes the classes we teach.
We truly value your feedback and want to thank you for taking the time to help us serve our students better! Facebook Reviews are an awesome way to show us some love, if you feel so inclined. Tell expecting couples what you liked best about class!
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