Wednesday Wrap Up 12/31

WednesdayWrapUpAThis post marks two whole years of the Wednesday Wrap Up. It’s not going away any time soon, I really enjoy compiling information each week. If you have ideas for the kinds of links you’d like to see more of, please comment and let me know!

Interesting analysis of why the AAPs Safe Sleep Campaign may have backfired.

This came out a little late for last week’s wrap up, but I can’t wait a whole year before sharing this: 15 Stunning images of home birth at Christmas

I don’t agree completely with all of her points, but I did enjoy reading and thinking about this analysis of the relationship between doctors and midwives in our society: Why Are We Asking Doctors if Women Should Have Midwives?

Cara Terreri does a wrap up of the most interesting developments in the birth world in 2015. I decided to include her wrap up in my wrap up so that I could be more meta this year.

Here’s to a great 2015 with great birth experiences and lots of happy times personally and professionally!

Today’s video is a demonstration on hand expression of breast milk. It’s a great technique that can be very helpful for new moms, and yet one that few women know how to do.