Tag: Clinical Evidence

The Actually Useful, Very Sensible and Practical Guide to Make Birth Easier Part 2 – Quick Guide to Make Birth Easier

Guide to Make Birth Easier – Have You Read Part 1? Part 1 of this Guide to Make Birth Easier introduces fetal positioning, what it means for your labour – even if baby is head down – and how fetal positioning techniques can help reduce…

The Actually Useful, Very Sensible and Practical Guide to Make Birth Easier Part 1 – Introduction

Make Birth Easier? Really? Some people believe there’s not much you can really ‘do’ to make birth easier, shorter or safer. I am not one of those people anymore. For some women, medical intervention really is necessary, and I am all for intervention when…

Make Birth Easier Supports Optimal Cord Clamping

An excerpt of this article was published in The National Childbirth Trust (NCT) magazine in December 2015. ‘Delayed Cord Clamping – The single most important gift you can give to your baby.’ Hannah Tizard #BloodtoBaby Make Birth Easier Blogging has been quiet for a few…

Make Birth Easier Campaign – After Care (Featuring A Personal Story)

‘Fetal navigation techniques can facilitate easier, faster and safer birthing thus reducing the ever increasing number of caesarean sections performed and the amount of drugs administered. A reduction in medical intervention, and particularly caesarean sections, would reduce the necessity for aftercare; helping to cut…

Make Birth Easier Campaign UK – Move Mummy to Help Baby

‘Please don’t forget maternal position, the obstetric bed was probably the worst invention in the history of childbirth, turning women into passive patients who expected that there was nothing they could do to reduce their pain. MJ’ Campaign Update If you haven’t read my…

Make Birth Easier Campaign UK – Research is Needed

‘Women in this country would have a better chance of an easier, uncomplicated, intervention free birth if midwives and other health care providers had training in fetal navigation techniques. To reach that goal, we need evidence.’ Campaign Update The MakeBirthEasierCampaignUK was launched a week…

Make Birth Easier Campaign UK

An excerpt of this article was published in The National Childbirth Trust (NCT) magazine in June 2015. ‘I turned my back-to-back baby and regulated my own contractions to avoid induction and cesarean section – most British midwives don’t know how to do what I did…