Thursday, 22 February 2018
Labor-Birth Practices News/Brstfdg+Sleep/Colic
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Thursday, 23 February 2012 14:09





2017 Exclusive Breastfeeding, Pacifiers and Safe Sleep

2017 Colic and Probiotics

2017 Why Support for Breastfeeding Mothers Matters


* 2014 Film: Micro Birth Exploring the Technique of Exposing the Baby Born by Cesarean to Mother's microbiota.

Suggested reading for this film:


* Inoculating Newborn with Vaginal Secretions at Time of Birth


* Childbirth Connection News

"Up-to- date evidence-based information and resources on planning for pregnancy, labor and birth, and the postpartum period."


* Comprehensive Report Examines the Science on the Hormonal Physiology of Childbearing and Its Implications for Women, Babies and Maternity Care  1/2015


* Peanut Ball During Labor 2016


* Cesarean Prevention Recommendations from Obstetric Leaders: What Pregnant Women Need to Know 3/2014


* The Gentle Cesarean


* Article: "Relationship Between Use of Labor Pain Medications and Delayed Onset of Lactation"

* Positional Plagiocephaly (Flat Head Syndrome in Babies)

* Additional Information: pregnancy, birth, cesarean birth, and breastfeeding.

- Listening to Mothers, Part III

-10 Ways You Can Get Good Maternity Care

-Vaginal or Cesarean Birth: What is at Stake for Women and Babies?

-Understanding and Navigating the Maternity Care System

-Outcomes of Care in Birth Centers: Demonstration of a Durable Model


* Immediate Skin to Skin Contact Boosts Breastfeeding Rates

-Hospitals that put a newborn directly on a mother’s chest after birth, a practice known as skin-to-skin contact, are finding its helping new mothers be successful in their choice to breastfeed.

-Breastfeeding rates largely depend on hospital where a woman gives birth:

-Delaying newborn's bathing after birth favorable for breastfeeding initiation:

* Benefits of Delaying Umbilical Cord Cutting

*Newborn Weight Loss Tool

Penn State Hershey Medical Center
.......whether exclusively breastfed newborns have lost too much weight in the first days of life.


* MotherToBaby, a service of the non-profit Organization of Teratology Information Specialists


* New Film from Healthy Children Project Center for Breastfeeding: The Milky Way: A Galactic Revolution

This film available for rent to St. Louis groups. Contact:


* Cell-free fetal DNA (cfDNA) Testing

Read entire free 8/8/13 New England Journal Medicine article. Note authors' comments that "diffusion of [testing] may be occurring too quickly."



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