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Choices in Childbirth

 

Below is an intriguing video about the health care system in the United States produced by UnBreakingbirth.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Delayed Cord Clamping

www.scienceandsensibility.org

 

IV's: Are they required?

www.evidencebasedbirth.com

 

What is a Natural Cesarean?

www.commonhealth.wbur.org

 

Click here to see a video.

 

Which Proceedures are Avoidable?

To read the article click here.

 

Optimal Fetal Positioning

www.spinningbabies.com

 

With Midwives, an Old Tradition is Reborn

To read the article click the link below

www.metrowestdailynews.com

 

Planned Cesarean No Safer Than Vaginal Delivery for Twins

To read the article click here.

 

Childbirth Education Options

There are many independent Childbirth Educators in Massachusetts that teach private and group sized classes. To see a list of providers in your area please click here or you can use the links below to find a class to meet your needs.

 

BACE:Boston Association for Childbirth Education

www.bace-nmc.org

 

Birthing From Within

www.birthingfromwithin.com

 

The Bradley Method

www.bradleybirth.com

 

Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association (CAPPA)

www.icappa.net

 

HypnoBirthing

www.hypnobirthing.com

 

International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA)

www.icea.org

 

Lamaze International

www.lamaze.org

 

Natural Childbirth Classes

Many hospitals, birth centers or independent Childbirth Educators teach an overall Natural Childbirth Class that teaches a variety of tools to help you manage your labor.