NaturalBirth.tv Archives | Page 2 of 7 | Natural Birth and Baby Care.com

Category Archives for "NaturalBirth.tv"

Scope 042: Supporting Your Body in Pregnancy & Chatting

There are incredible changes that happen in your body during pregnancy (check out my system by system body changes in pregnancy video for more info). How do you support your body during pregnancy? I outline practical strategies to keep yourself healthy, energetic, and feeling good – while growing a healthy baby – in today’s scope! […]

Continue reading

Scope 041: System by System Body Changes in Pregnancy

Each of your body systems changes during pregnancy, and many of those changes are profound. Understanding just how much your body adapts to pregnancy helps you appreciate two things: Just how incredible you are, and how much your body already knows about caring for your baby It’s okay to pamper and nurture yourself during pregnancy […]

Continue reading

Scope 040: Open Q&A – Myth of the Old Placenta

Have you been told that your placenta gets old and fails? Stories of geriatric placentas are frequently used to scare moms-to-be about the dangers of going “overdue,” but the reality is, evidence does not support that the placenta begins to fail past your “due date.” Placentas can fail at any point during pregnancy, and going […]

Continue reading

Scope 039: Should We Be Suffocating Newborns?

Generally I try and stay away from the inflammatory titles… but sometimes I need to grab attention. Immediate cord clamping does not benefit babies. It robs them of their blood supply, iron stores, stem cells, etc. It cuts off their oxygen supply suddenly and instantly – even if baby needs that oxygen while transitioning to […]

Continue reading

Scope 037: Gas & Air or TENS in Childbirth – Are They OK?

I frequently get asked about different types of pain relief methods – and their safety. Gas & Air and TENS machine are methods used much more frequently outside the US, but we’re beginning to see them offered in the States as well. Since they’re an option internationally and gaining popularity here, I covered them in […]

Continue reading

Scope 038: An Interesting Tip to Help Baby Sleep

Today I share a quick, interesting tip to help your baby sleep better. This is a must-see! Click here for my baby sleep cheat sheet 😉 Click here for the study referenced in the scope You can join me live on Periscope every Mo/Tu/Th/Fri at 1pm eastern. Use the Periscope app on your phone or […]

Continue reading

Scope 036: Open Q&A – Pregnancy / Birth / Baby Questions Welcome

Fridays mean it’s open Q&A on Periscope! Today we talked about breathing during birth, growing a smaller baby in this pregnancy, and more! Watch below to check everything out 😀 Lasting pain after childbirth (click here for my scope on diastasis and links to more info) Why do babies sometimes have trouble transitioning after birth? […]

Continue reading

Scope 035: Let’s Talk Vaccinations

I mentioned on our last scope that I was heading to the doctor to discuss vaccinations for our kids. Several of you were interested in hearing about our vaccination choices and why. I think that shots are a pretty heated topic and typically only discuss them with students in my classes, but I thought I’d […]

Continue reading

Scope 034: Choosing Baby’s Doctor

Choosing a doctor for your baby is important. You’ll see your baby’s care provider for well-child checkups, and you’ll consult with him or her when your baby is sick. If your baby has special needs or an accident, your care provider coordinates care between specialists and care facilities. It’s really important to choose a provider […]

Continue reading

Scope 033: Why Choose Natural Childbirth?

I’ve done several scopes talking about practical natural childbirth issues – how to prepare for birth, how to handle labor, etc. But I haven’t spent a lot of time talking about the “why” of natural birth. It’s often a given, I think – many moms do realize why natural birth is a good idea – […]

Continue reading