Pregnancy Resources

Useful websites and resources for women and their support people

Acupressure for Childbirth booklet  

http://acupuncture.rhizome.net.nz/media/cms_page_media/133/Acupressure.pdf

This booklet is now available as a mobile app for both Android and iPhones. The app has some very helpful videos and is more user friendly in the delivery room.


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

 

For any woman concerned about 'big babies'

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