This week is the first of a three-part series where we talk about the three stages of labor. However, we have put a bit of a spin… Read more “Mod Midwives: Stages of Labor for Moms and Midwives-Part 1”
Category: Childbirth Ed
Losing the Mucus Plug – What Does it All Mean?
Today we are here to discuss everyone’s favorite topic: mucus. I say that tongue in cheek, of course, but you may be surprised to learn exactly how… Read more “Losing the Mucus Plug – What Does it All Mean?”
Mod Midwives: Positions for Labor and Birth
This week, Gina and Nedra talk about their favorite positions for labor and birth. While this may sound like a pat list, we actually dig a little… Read more “Mod Midwives: Positions for Labor and Birth”
Mod Midwives: What to Expect with Your Newborn
As a follow up to Your Vagina Looks Scary to Me, where we discuss what to expect with your body in the first few days after birth,… Read more “Mod Midwives: What to Expect with Your Newborn”
How to Manage Prodromal Labor
During the course of your pregnancy, you probably learned all about the signs of labor – namely, regular contractions that get longer, stronger, and closer together. It… Read more “How to Manage Prodromal Labor”
Why Are Babies Born at Night?
Birth workers often joke about all babies coming at night, but the truth of the matter is – they really do! True, every now and then, we… Read more “Why Are Babies Born at Night?”
5 Comfort Measures for Home Birth
Over the past couple of months, we’ve been receiving inquiry calls from people who never thought they wanted to have an unmedicated birth. This is unusual for… Read more “5 Comfort Measures for Home Birth”
Mod Midwives: Ask the Midwives-Part 2
We are back this week answering questions from our listeners! Although the drawing for the Luna breast pump is completed (congratulations, Robin Hanson!), we would still love… Read more “Mod Midwives: Ask the Midwives-Part 2”
What Do We Do with the Placenta?
As you may have read in previous posts, more and more pregnant people are exploring home birth as an option, due to changes in hospital protocols, or… Read more “What Do We Do with the Placenta?”
Changing Your Birth Plans During Uncertain Times
Wow, things are a little nuts right now. The landscape of everything surrounding coronavirus is changing daily, with new adjustments to our daily activities becoming necessary as… Read more “Changing Your Birth Plans During Uncertain Times”