Hypnobabies Class Student Links

Welcome to our Hypnobabies Class Student Resources Page.

The following links correspond to the ones in your Hypnobabies Class Student Workbook:

Class 1 Links

Language – 

Holistic Language for Nurses: The Power of Suggestion

Stay Inside Your Bubble of Peace –

Birth is no Time for War Stories

Waiting for Baby

TV’s subliminal influence on women’s perception of pregnancy and birth

Embracing One System –

Choosing ONE Childbirth Program

How the Mind Works; How Hypnosis Works –

Do we smell with our EYES? People perceive odours differently if they are labelled with positive or negative words

Software For Your Mind

What is the Science Behind Hypnosis

Hypnobabies Childbirth Hypnosis – Is it Realistic?

Just How Easy and Comfortable Can Birthing Be?

How Does it Work?

Help! I Can’t be Hypnotized

Brain Imaging Studies Investigate Pain Reduction By Hypnosis

Psychology: The power of expectations on experience of pain

You’re getting very curious: Scientists discover how hypnosis actually works

Use of Hypnosis in Pregnancy and Birth –

STUDY – Hypnosis for pain relief in labour and childbirth: a systematic review

Or the PDF version

STUDY – efficacy of self-hypnosis learning sessions for elimination of chronic pain

STUDY – Hypnosis for childbirth: a retrospective comparative analysis of outcomes in one obstetrician’s practice 

STUDY – Hypnosis for pain management during labor and childbirth 

VIDEO – Medical Hypnosis in the News

STUDY – Hypnosis for Turning Breech Babies 

STUDY – Alternative therapies (hypnosis) for pain management in labor

VIDEO – Scott Sandland, “What IS Hypnosis?”

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

Hypnosis, Meditation, and Relaxation for Pain Treatment

What’s In There? –

VIDEO – Animated footage of conception to birth ~ TED Talk

Baby Wise Program/Book Concerns –


AAP ABSTRACT – “Babywise” advice linked to de-hydration and failure to thrive


Collection of Articles on Babywise


Babywise Advice Linked to Dehydration and Failure to Thrive


STUDY – Styles of Parenting (Attachment and Babywise principles compared)


Home-Play –


Home Play Encouragement

Class 2 Links


Prenatal Testing –


First Trimester Prenatal Tests


Second Trimester Prenatal Tests


Third Trimester Prenatal Tests 


Prenatal Testing


More Women Skip Prenatal Test After Learning About Risks


Prenatal Diagnosis: Amniocentesis and CVS


Gestational Diabetes –

Gestational Diabetes and the Glucola Test


Gestational Diabetes: Please Don’t Drink the “Glucola Without Reading the Label


A physician’s experience with a false positive test result


Epigenetics –

Development in the womb: New insight on epigenetic influence on baby


Perineal Massage –


Antenatal Perineal Massage – Information for Women


Protein Information –

Pregnancy, Protein, and Promoting Growth

 

How Much Protein in Pregnancy

 

Plant Proteins

How to Dramatically Boost Your Protein Intake


Eggs –


Pregnancy

 

Pregnancy, Protein, and Promoting Growth

 

6 Reasons Why Eggs are the Healthiest Food on the Planet

 

How Many Eggs Should You Eat

 

Supplements –

 

Calcium

 

Risks of Taking too Much Calcium When Pregnant


Vitamin D

 

Moms-to-be with low vitamin D levels could have more painful labors

 

Vitamin D: Study Finds Impaired Fertility

 

Vitamin D and the nursing mother

 

Folate


Iron

 

How This Little “Fish” is Making Pregnant Mamas Healthier


Iodine Deficiency Common in Pregnancy, Docs Warn


Artificial Sweeteners –


Aspartame is renamed AminoSweet


How Safe is Splenda?

 

What is Stevia


Food Safety in Pregnancy –


Food Safety During Pregnancy


Soda – 


Facts About Soda


Diets of Pregnant Women Contain Harmful, Hidden Toxins


Seafood –


Fatty acids in fish may shield brain from mercury damage

Benefits of Eating Fish During Pregnancy May Outweigh Mercury Risk


Toxins –

Diets of Pregnant Women Contain Harmful, Hidden Toxins

 

Cat parasite linked to mental illness, schizophrenia

 

Toxoplasmosis and Pregnancy – Do I Need To Get Rid Of My Cat?


Puberty Before Age 10: A New ‘Normal’?

 

10 skin care ingredients to avoid during pregnancy


Alcohol –


Fetal brain function in response to maternal alcohol consumption: Early evidence of damage


Fetal Alcohol Syndrome


Caffeine –


Moderate Caffeine Consumption During Pregnancy


Caffeine Linked to Low Birth Weight Babies


Caffeine in Pregnancy

Smoking –

Smoking And Pregnancy – 8 Myths Busted

Quit Smoking Hypnosis

Nicotine exposure during and after pregnancy can cause hearing problems in children

Medications –


Prescription painkillers, widely used by childbearing age women, double birth defects risk

Cannabis use in pregnancy linked to low birthweight and intensive care


Ultrasound –


Avoid Fetal “Keepsake” Images, Heartbeat Monitors

 

Ultrasound Imaging


Human Studies Condemn Ultrasound


Ultrasound Scans – Cause For Concern


Natural Childbirth IIA: Is Ultrasound Necessary & Effective in Pregnancy?

 

Natural Childbirth IIB: Ultrasound Not as Safe as Commonly Thought

 

Assessment of the Accuracy of Multiple Sonographic Fetal Weight Estimation Formulas

 

Ultrasound Risks and Benefits


Exercise –


Posture


Squatting


You Still Don’t Know Squat


Preparation – The Miles Circuit


“Expecting Fitness”, book by Birgitta Lauren


The Miles Circuit


5 Best Exercises in Pregnancy

 

Daily Activities

 

I’m Birth Ball CRAZY !!!!!! Ways to use the birth ball during pregnancy , birth and after …


Personal Grooming –


Shaving Or Waxing Pubic Hair Increases Risk Of Viral Infection


Optimal Cord Clamping –


Video – Cord Clamping and Your Birth Plan


Common Objections to Delayed Cord Clamping – What’s The Evidence Say?


Video – Delayed Cord Clamping – Grand Rounds


Delayed Cord Clamping Should be Standard Practice in Obstetrics


An Update on Delayed Cord Clamping, and Thoughts on Internet Expertise


Effect of Delayed Versus Early Umbilical Cord Clamping Status at 4 Months


Late vs Early Clamping of the Umbilical Cord in Full-term Neonates


History and Impact of Premature Cord Clamping


Magic Umbilical Cords


BBC article: “Early cord clamping may harm baby”

 

Is it time to change the way babies are held immediately after birth?

 

Delayed Umbilical Cord Clamping May Benefit Children Years Later

 

Delayed Cord Clamping And Jaundice – What You Need To Know | BellyBelly

 

Is Holding a Newborn in the Introitus Position After Delivery Necessary?

 

Effect of gravity on volume of placental transfusion: a multicentre, randomised, non-inferiority trial

 

The Placenta –


The Amazing Placenta

 

Placenta plays pivotal ‘umpire’ role to influence pregnancy outcomes


Class 3 Links


Homebirth/Birth Center Safety –


Ninety-seven percent of homebirth babies were carried full term with only 1 percent of babies transferred to hospital after birth


Home Birth: Why This Doctor Would Still Choose One


Why are Medical Professionals who Deliver Babies in Hospitals Choosing to have their Own Babies at Home?


10 reasons to have your baby at a birth center


Hospitals Carry Their Own Risks


Low-risk pregnant women urged to avoid hospital births


Outcomes of planned home births with certified professional midwives: large prospective study in North America


New Evidence Confirms Birth Centers Provide Top-Notch Care


Midwives Say Birthing Centers Could Cut C-Section Rates and Save Billions


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


5 Reasons Birth Centers Have Met Their Moment


Natural childbirth I: is home birth more dangerous than hospital birth?

 

Dueling Statistics: Is Out-of-Hospital Birth Safe?

 

Home births not linked to increased risk of complications

 

Planned Home Birth

 


Midwifery Model of Care –


Midwifery Model


What is a Midwife?


Benefits of Midwifery Care Video


Expecting? The Process of Creating a Physiological Birth


New Research on the Safety of Using Midwives for Low-Risk Deliveries


Midwifery Benefits? Improved Outcomes For Moms Who See Midwives, Review Finds


A Midwifery Model of Care for Childbearing Women at High Risk:

Genuine Caring in Caring for the Genuine


Perinatal and Maternal Outcomes by Planned Place of Birth for Healthy Women with Low Risk Pregnancies: The Birthplace in England National Prospective Cohort Study


Home Birth After Hospital Birth: Women’s Choices and Reflections


Call the Midwife


The Way We Talk About Midwifery Care Matters


Why Are We Asking Doctors if Women Should Have Midwives?

 

Midwives Rock: Confessions of an OB/GYN Physician

 

List of 47 Questions to Ask a Midwife During an Interview (with printable)


Physiologic/Normal Birth –


Research Summaries for Normal Birth


Undisturbed birth


The Most Scientific Birth Is Often the Least Technological Birth


Natural childbirth III: why undisturbed birth?

 

Why Baby’s Birth Experience Matters – 5 Things You Need To Know

 

The Cascade Of Intervention – What You Need To Know

 

ACOG: Hands-Off Approach for Low-Risk Pregnancies

 


Evidence Based Practice –


Scientific Evidence Underlying the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ Practice Bulletins


I didn’t realize the pressure to have a C-section until I was about to deliver


Twelve Signs You Can Trust Your Care


The Coalition for Improving Maternity Services: Evidence Basis for the Ten Steps of Mother-Friendly Care


What is Evidence-based Maternity Care?


When doing nothing makes the most sense and is the least risky option


9 Changes We Must Make To Increase Vaginal Birth Rates


Elective Induction at 40 Weeks? “Decision-Based Evidence Making” Strikes Again


Top Ten Signs Your Doctor Is Planning To Perform An Unnecessary Cesarean Section On You

 

How Using Our Power as Consumers Could Change Maternity Care Forever

 

Informed Consent –

 

Right to Informed Consent


Right to Refuse Medical Treatment


You’re Not Allowed to Not Allow Me

 

Ob-Gyns Address Refusal of Medically Recommended Treatment During Pregnancy

 

ACOG to Obstetricians: Respect Women’s Choice

 

Making Informed Decisions


Leaving AMA –


Does leaving against medical advice stick patients with a bill?


Financial Responsibility of Hospitalized Patients Who Left Against Medical Advice: Medical Urban Legend?


Group B Strep –


Group B Strep and Pregnancy


Group B Strep: what you need to know


Group B Strep in Pregnancy: Evidence for Antibiotics and Alternatives


Vaginal chlorhexidine during labour to prevent early-onset neonatal group B streptococcal infection


Safety and Impact of Chlorhexidine Antisepsis Interventions for Improving Neonatal Health in Developing Countries

 

Group B Strep (GBS) in Pregnancy: What’s a Mom to Do?


Vaginal/Cervical Exams –


Internal Exam In Pregnancy and Labour – Are They Necessary?


The purple line as a measure of labour progress: a longitudinal study


Dilation – How to Check Without Checking


Vaginal examinations: a symptom of a cervical-centric birth culture


Pelvic Exams Near Term: Benefit or Risk? Talking to Mothers About Informed Consent and Refusal


Alternative Methods of Checking Dilation {The Purple Line and More}


Why the Cervix Is More Amazing Than You Realised

 

Study – Cervical Dilation on Admission in Term Spontaneous Labor and Maternal and Newborn Outcomes.

 

How Your Cervix Dilates and Why it’s unpredictable

 

Sweeping/Stripping Membranes –

Membrane Sweep – 6 Facts To Consider Before Having One


Induction –


What is the Evidence for Induction for Low Amniotic Fluid in a Healthy Pregnancy?


Carrying Pregnancy to 39 Weeks: Is It Worth It? Yes!


“Choosing Wisely” in maternity care: ACOG and AAFP urge women to question elective deliveries


What is the Evidence for Induction for Low Fluid at Term in a Healthy Pregnancy?


Mechanical methods for induction of labour


5 Q&A About Inducing Labor From Our CEO


Elective Induction at 40 Weeks? “Decision-Based Evidence Making” Strikes Again


Natural Inductions & Possible Complications


Non-Medically Indicated Induction and Augmentation of Labor


Evidence on Inducing Labor for going past your Due Date

Induction of Labor
What is the Evidence for Inducing Labor if Your Water Breaks at Term?

Why All Inductions Are Not The Same – 5 Induction Methods

 

Tips for Dealing with Holiday Induction Pressure

 

Induction of Labour: balancing risks

 


Big Babies/Macrosomia –


What is the Evidence for Induction or C-section for a Big Baby?


Ultrasound at Term Overestimates Macrosomia


Big Babies – The Curse of (mis) Diagnosing a Macrosomic Infant Part.1 & 2


Big Babies – Birthing a Macrosomic Infant – Part 2


Induction for Macrosomia? What is the data?

 

Labor and Delivery Experiences of Mothers with Suspected Large Babies

 

When a Big Baby Isn’t So Big

 

Perceptions of fetal size influence interventions in pregnancy, study finds

 

Assessment of the Accuracy of Multiple Sonographic Fetal Weight Estimation Formulas


Cytotec –


Prescribing off-label: It’s gotten out of control


The Freedom to Birth—the Use of Cytotec to Induce Labor: A Non-Evidence-Based Intervention


FDA Warning on Cytotec


Searle’s Letter to Obstetricians


Cytotec Induction and Off-Label Use


Pitocin –


What is the Evidence for Pitocin Augmentation?


Pitocin is not Oxytocin


Intramuscular Versus Intravenous Oxytocin for Reducing Blood Loss after Vaginal Birth


Study Finds Adverse Effects of Pitocin in Newborns


Natural childbirth VI: Pitocin side effects and risks


Synthetic Oxytocin: Looking Beyond the Benefits


Nitrous Oxide –


Laughing gas making a comeback for women giving birth

 

Laughing Gas Gives Women Another Option To Manage Labor Pain

 


Epidural –


Weighing the Pros and Cons of the Epidural


Epidurals: Real Risks for Mother and Baby


Does Epidural Analgesia Increase Rate of Cesarean Section?


Epidural: Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing


Epidural Anesthesia: Important Facts that will Help You Take Charge of Your Birth


New Research: Direct Correlation Between Labor Pain Medications and Breastfeeding


Natural childbirth V: epidural side effects and risks

 

New Study Finds Epidurals and Other Birth Interventions Increase Risk of Postpartum Depression and Decrease Exclusive Breastfeeding Rates

 

Epidural During Labour – Everything You Need To Know
Epidural analgesia in labour and neonatal respiratory distress: a case-control study.

 


Electronic Fetal Monitoring –


ACOG Practice Bulletin – Intrapartum Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring


Evidence-Based Fetal Monitoring


Test Leads to Needless C-Sections


External and Internal Heart Rate Monitoring of the Fetus

 

Why do doctors and patients insist on using electronic fetal monitoring?


IUPC (Intrauterine Pressure Catheter) –


Internal vs. External Registration of Contractions During Induced or Augmented Labor


Intrauterine Pressure Catheter Placement

 

Monitoring Your Baby’s Heartbeat During Labor

 


Fluid and food intake during labor –


Restricting oral fluid and food intake during labour


Oral Intake During Labor: A Review of the Evidence

 

Most healthy women would benefit from light meal during labor


Episiotomy –


Episiotomy


Episiotomy – Is it Really Necessary?


What You Don’t Know About Episiotomies Can Hurt You

 

ACOG: New Recommendations on Obstetric Lacerations

 


Doulas –


Community doulas can be big help for mother-baby relationships


What is a Doula and Why are they so Beneficial?


Continuous support for women during childbirth


The Evidence for Doulas
WHO Recommends Doulas Attend all Births

 

What is a Hypno-Doula?

 

Find a Hypnobabies-trained Hypno-Doula to help make your birth journey more joyous!


Class 4 Links


Guess Dates –


Estimating the Estimated Due Date


Establishing Estimated Date of Birth (EDB)


Let the Baby Decide – The Case Against Inducing Labor


A Timely Birth


The Length of Uncomplicated Human Gestation


What to Expect After Your Due Date


ACOG/SMFM: Replace Phrase ‘Term Pregnancy’ With 4 Categories


The Effect of Late Pregnancy Consumption of Date Fruit on Labour and Delivery


Come OUT Baby

 

Can Eating Dates Shorten Labor?

 

Friedman’s Curve – How It’s Used During Labour

 

Estimated Due Dates And The Myth Of The 40 Week Pregnancy

 


Mucus Plug –


Lost mucus (mucous) plug: the great myth


Engagement –


Dropping: why it means nothing


What does it mean when your baby’s head is engaged?


How Birthing Time Begins –


Fetal Lungs Protein Release Triggers Labor


Nature’s Hormonal Blueprint for Birthing


Rupture of Membranes –


Management of Ruptured Membranes at Term


Antibiotics for PROM Near Term Have No Benefit

 

What is the Evidence for Inducing Labor if Your Water Breaks at Term?

 

What is the real risk of infection after waters break

 


Arriving At Your Birth Place –


Does this Hospital Gown Help Me Feel Empowered?


Environment –


Do Not Disturb: The Importance of Privacy in Labor


Saying No to Unwanted Birth Support People


Why Peace and Quiet is so Important in Early Birthing


How Many People Should Watch you Give Birth? The Crowdbirthing Conundrum

 

Siblings at Birth

 

Should Your Mother Be At The Birth? 7 Things You Need To Consider


Dilation –


Dilation – How to Check Without Checking


The purple line as a measure of labour progress: a longitudinal study


Vaginal examinations: a symptom of a cervical-centric birth culture


Internal Exam In Pregnancy and Labour – Are They Necessary?


Pelvic Exams Near Term: Benefit or Risk? Talking to Mothers About Informed Consent and Refusal


Alternative Methods of Checking Dilation {The Purple Line and More}

 

Study – Cervical Dilation on Admission in Term Spontaneous Labor and Maternal and Newborn Outcomes.

 

Does Cervical Scar Tissue Impact Labor?

 

How Your Cervix Dilates and Why it’s unpredictable

 

 

Positions –

Maternal positions and mobility during first stage labour


The 3 Principles in Labor


Laboring on the Loo … it Works


Better Birthing Through Alignment: Optimal Labor Positioning

 

Mothers’ position during the first stage of labour

 

I’m Birth Ball CRAZY !!!!!! Ways to use the birth ball during pregnancy , birth and after …


Waterbirth –


Experience With Waterbirths: A Prospective Longitudinal Study of 9 Years With Almost 4,000 Waterbirths


Waterbirths: a comparative study. A prospective study on more than 2,000 waterbirths


Evidence on the Safety of Water Birth

 

Why Pediatricians Fear Waterbirth – Barbara Harper Reviews the Research on Waterbirth Safety


Microbirth/Microbiome –


Microbirth: Why ‘Seeding Baby’s Microbiome’ Needs to Be on Every Birth Plan

 

“Seeding” The Newborn’s Microbiome – Can We Do It? Should We Be Doing It?


Optimal Positioning –


Activities for Fetal Positioning – Abdominal Release


Activities for Fetal Positioning – Side Lying Release

 

Daily Activities


Breech –


C-section not best option for breech birth


Turn Your Breech Baby

 

External Version for Breech After Prior Cesarean

 

The efficacy and safety of external cephalic version after a previous caesarean delivery

 


Class 5 Links


1 CM an Hour –


Friedman’s Curve and Failure to Progress


Preparation – The Miles Circuit


The Miles Circuit


Laboring on the Loo … it Works


Birth by The Numbers


The purple line as a measure of labour progress: a longitudinal study

 

Can Eating Dates Shorten Labor?


Positions –


Maternal positions and mobility during first stage labour


The 3 Principles in Labor


Laboring on the Loo … it Works


Better Birthing Through Alignment: Optimal Labor Positioning


Stand and deliver – upright births best for mum and bub

 

I’m Birth Ball CRAZY !!!!!! Ways to use the birth ball during pregnancy , birth and after …


Mother Directed Pushing –


What is the Evidence for Pushing Positions?


Spontaneous Pushing in Upright or Gravity-Neutral Positions


The Anterior Cervical Lip: how to ruin a perfectly good birth

 

Purple Pushing: Just Say No

 

Meconium –

 

Meconium – What Is It? Everything You Need To Know


Welcoming Baby/Bonding –


New Dads: How to Bond With Your Baby


The Birth Pause


A Comparison of Skin-to-Skin Contact and Radiant Heaters in Promoting Neonatal Thermoregulation


The First Hour After Birth: A Baby’s 9 Instinctive Stages


The Importance of Skin to Skin Contact


Premature infants benefit from adult talk, study shows


How a newborn baby sees you

 

9 Magical Birth Instincts That Will Amaze You

 

Why Baby’s Birth Experience Matters – 5 Things You Need To Know

 

What A New Baby Expects – From Birth to Going Home

 

 

Optimal Cord Clamping –


Video – Cord Clamping and Your Birth Plan


Common Objections to Delayed Cord Clamping – What’s The Evidence Say?


Video – Delayed Cord Clamping – Grand Rounds


Delayed Cord Clamping Should be Standard Practice in Obstetrics


An Update on Delayed Cord Clamping, and Thoughts on Internet Expertise


Effect of Delayed Versus Early Umbilical Cord Clamping Status at 4 Months


Late vs Early Clamping of the Umbilical Cord in Full-term Neonates


History and Impact of Premature Cord Clamping


Magic Umbilical Cords


BBC article: “Early cord clamping may harm baby”

 

Is it time to change the way babies are held immediately after birth?

 

Delayed Umbilical Cord Clamping May Benefit Children Years Later

 

Delayed Cord Clamping And Jaundice – What You Need To Know | BellyBelly

 

Is Holding a Newborn in the Introitus Position After Delivery Necessary?


Effect of gravity on volume of placental transfusion: a multicentre, randomised, non-inferiority trial

 

 

The 3rd Stage –


Leaving Well Alone Third Stage of Labor


The Amazing Placenta


Care Providers –


Doctors are Helpers not Healers


Dad’s Perspective –


Hypno-Dad Kevin’s Version of Violet’s Birth

 

Tips For Dads On How To Be Involved During Pregnancy

 

Farrah’s Hypnobabies Birth Story – From her Dad’s Perspective

 


Cesarean Section –


Video: The Truth about C-Sections


The Physical Impact of Cesareans


Emotional Impact of Cesareans


The risks of C-sections: What hospitals don’t want you to know


Birth by the Numbers: Myth and Reality Concerning US Cesareans


Caesarean Deliveries Vary Widely, Study Finds


Doctors Urge Patience, And Longer Labor, To Reduce C-Sections


Safe Prevention of the Primary Cesarean Delivery


A Hypnobabies C-Section


Cesarean Birth Preparation


Family-centered cesarean: The future of C-sections


The natural caesarean: a woman-centred technique


Gentle’ C-section turns birth surgery into labor of love


Vaginal Births Safer Than Cesarean, CDC Report Reaffirms


Natural childbirth VII: c-section risks and complications


Top Ten Signs Your Doctor Is Planning To Perform An Unnecessary Cesarean Section On You

Dueling Cesarean Statistics: What Should the Cesarean Rate Be? – Henci Goer Compares Recent Studies

 

Sample Cesarean Plan

 

Writing a Family-Centered Cesarean Birth Plan

 

“No one can force you to have a cesarean” is false

 

The cesarean epidemic: Are we too quick to cut?


VBAC (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean) –


Video: An Unnecessary Cut?


Vaginal Birth After Cesarean: New Insights


ACOG issues less restrictive VBAC guidelines


Interview with Dr. Fischbein: An Inside Look at Hospitals and VBAC Bans


Nurses Help Mom to Achieve Her Hypnobabies VBA2C!


Want a VBAC? Ask your care provider these questions


13 Myths About VBAC


VBAC Primer


VBAC Success Track 1


VBAC Success Track 2


The VBAC Education Project


Class 6 Links


Postpartum Care –


Postpartum: 4th Trimester


5 Reasons Why Your Birth Can Affect Your Baby and Your Parenting


Comfort and Calm for the New Mother


My paternity leave experience and 5 reasons why I believe every dad should take one


The Postpartum Couple


After Your Baby Comes

The Continuum from Baby Blues to Postpartum Depression


Bathing –


6 Reasons to Delay Baby’s First Bath


Delayed Newborn First Bath and Breastfeeding


Breastfeeding –


Colostrum: A Natural Gut Healer!


The Newborn’s Stomach


Biological Nurturing: The Laid-back Breastfeeding Revolution


How do I position my baby to breastfeed?


Could a laid-back approach to breastfeeding help your baby latch on?


Some Ins and Outs of Laid-Back Breastfeeding


Biological Nurturing


Facilitating Autonomous Infant Hand Use During Breastfeeding


Baby 28 hrs old, Baby-Led Mother-Guided Latching


Baby 28 Hours Old Assisted Latching


Really good drinking


Breastfeeding Positions for Newborns


Breastfeeding and Caffeine


Look at the Baby, Not the Scale


Your Guide to Breastfeeding


11 Foods That Improve Breastmilk Supply


Find Breastfeeding Help


Blokes, Boobs & Breastfeeding – Dads, Your Support Is Crucial


Too-early Solid Food Could Lead to Problems for Babies


New Research: Direct Correlation Between Labor Pain Medications and Breastfeeding


Breastfeeding Resources Le Leche League International


Alcohol and Breastfeeding


5 Health Benefits Of Probiotics During Breastfeeding


The Dangerous Game of the Feeding Interval Obsession


Some Ins and Outs of Laid-Back Breastfeeding


A Positive Guide to Breastfeeding


Breastfeeding Success


The More I Learn About Breast Milk, the More Amazed I Am

 

My Baby Wants To Breastfeed All Night – Is It Normal?

 

Breastfeeding A Jaundiced Baby – Everything You Need To Know

 

Early Support Vital for Success in Breastfeeding

 

Another Breastfeeding Benefit: Preparing Baby’s Belly for Solid Food

 

Moms who Choose to Breastfeed Older Babies Motivated by Health, Nutrition Benefits

 

Vitamin D and the Nursing Mother

 

Thrush & the Breastfeeding Family

 

Baby Led Weaning: Introducing Foods to Your Child

 

Optimizing Support for Breastfeeding as Part of Obstetric Practice

 

Many Moms May Have Been Taught to Breastfeed Incorrectly: Surprising New Research

 

How much expressed milk will my baby need?

 

For the Caregiver of a Breastfed Baby

 

Natural Breastfeeding Video

 

Babies, Breasts and Body Mods: What You Need to Know

 

The Association Between Common Labor Drugs and Suckling When Skin-to-Skin During the First Hour After Birth

 

Primary Care Interventions to Support Breastfeeding

 

Formula Feeding –


Formula Feeding FAQ’s


Formula Feeding – Getting Started

 

Infant formula: Your questions answered

 

Formula Feeding 101

 

 

Formula 101: Infant Formula De-mystified

 


Colic/Gas/Reflux –


Acupressure for Colic


The Cause and Treatment of Newborn, Infant and Baby Colic


The Cause and Treatment of Infant, Newborn and Baby Gas Problems


The Great Baby Reflux Epidemic (or not….)


Acid-reducing medications sharply raise risk of C. difficile bacteria infection in kids


How Often Should a Baby Poop? And Other Important Questions…

 

Is grunting baby syndrome a real thing?

 

Reflux… details for parents who want to understand what their doctor was talking about.


Vitamin K –


Vitamin K in neonates: facts and myths


Evidence for the Vitamin K Shot in Newborns


Eye Ointment –


Is Erythromycin Eye Ointment Always Necessary for Newborns?

 

Ditch The Eye Goop: Why This Unnecessary Law May Be Repealed


Newborn Screening –


About Newborn Screening


Vaccines –


Vaccine Excipient & Media Summary Excipients Included in U.S.
Vaccines, by Vaccine


Vaccination


Vaccination Information by Jay Gordon, MD


The Vaccine Safety Myth

 

Hepatitis B Vaccine – Is it Safe for Your Newborn?

 

Hepatitis B Vaccination For Babies – Is It Really Necessary?

 

Combining Childhood Vaccines at One Visit Is Not Safe

 

Combining Multiple Childhood Vaccines Not Safe, According to Article in the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons

 


Circumcision –


Time for U.S. Parents to Reconsider the Acceptability of Infant Male Circumcision


Extreme trauma from male circumcision causes damage to areas of brain


Circumcision: Whose Decision?

 

What Is A Brit Shalom? A Covenant Without Cutting

 

Rabbis, Cantors, And Other Jewish Leaders Perform New Type Of Welcoming Rituals


Parenting –


Studies on Parenting Styles


How Attachment Parenting Produces Independent Kids


Everyday Attachment


My paternity leave experience and 5 reasons why I believe every dad should take one


Attachment Parenting


The eight stages of early parenthood


Why a mother doesn’t want to be touched


Puberty Before Age 10: A New ‘Normal’?


Our Position on Position


Give Dad His Due


The Great Baby Reflux Epidemic


Acid-reducing medications sharply raise risk of C. difficile bacteria infection in kids

 

Haven’t Switched to Cloth Diapers? Here’s Some Motivation

 

What A New Baby Expects – From Birth to Going Home

 

Controlled Crying, Cortisol, and Attachment: A Critical Look

 

Your Newborn Baby—What’s Normal?

 


Sleep –


Toddler Sleepy Time


Peaceful Sleep Now For All


Co-Sleeping: Making it Safe


Safe Cosleeping Guidelines


Cosleeping and Biological Imperatives: Why Human Babies Do Not and Should Not Sleep Alone


13 Ways to Cope with Newborn Sleep Deprivation


Co-Sleeping

Swaddling May Increase SIDS Risk


Preparing Dogs –


5 Tips to Prepare a Dog for a Baby


Preparing Dogs for Baby

How to get Your Dog Ready for the Baby

 

Preparing Your Dog for a New Baby

 

 

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