Tag: third stage

Pronurturance Plus … great food for thought

As a long-time fan of physiological, unmedicated placental birth (where appropriate, of course), I’m always happy to see papers which explore the value of this and the ways in which we can facilitate women’s and babies’ health and well-being at…

Birth Centres work in Australia too!

The first prospective cohort study comparing freestanding midwifery units with tertiary units in Australia has been published, and shows that the women who planned to give birth at freestanding midwifery units were significantly more likely than women who planned to…

Placental birth resources

I’m continuing with my ‘resources’ theme this week and adding a post which has links to all of the resources on this site which relate to the birth of the placenta and the management (or not) of the third stage…