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#1 of 3 Old 04-26-2013, 12:57 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I have a friend/co-worker who is wanting to birth alone (with her partner) and she came to me for advice since I'm a doula/student midwife. However, I don't have any cheat sheets or PDFs to give her.

 

I had some on hand a few years back when another friend had a UC, but have since lost them!

 

Can someone email some to me, please?

 

THANK YOU!

 

 

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She could get a copy of Heart & Hands. It's usually only about $23 on amazon and it's a great midwifery text.

 

This is good (especially page 1!):

 

https://www.fas.org/irp/doddir/milmed/childbirth.pdf

 

I love that page 6 says "There is no hurry to cut the cord." 


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Also http://www.amazon.com/Emergency-Childbirth-Gregory-J-White/dp/0934426015! My husband truly appreciated this book though we hope to not have to use it!

 

A great book to have on hand as it is easily referenced. Although I do know that advice about folding baby in half to resuscitate is outdated and not to be done any longer!

I also highly recommend Heart and Hands! :)

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