Wednesday Wrap Up, 6/5

Wednesday Wrap-Up Graphic - Salt Lake City Private Childbirth ClassesVery passionate article on Selfish Women and their Silly Birth Experiences. I, too, don’t understand why women’s desire for a good experience is often interpreted as “selfish”.

SO darn cute! Birth stories by two year olds.

A great explanation of some of the tricky things about doing research with pregnant women, and how the desire to protect women and babies might actually be hurting them.

I have a pet peeve. I hate the way so much STUFF is marketed to pregnant moms as “must haves!” – so naturally I liked this article “10 things you DON’T need for a new baby”

I work with a lot of labor and delivery nurses. I spend one shift every year shadowing a nurse, and it is exhausting. I really liked this true, positive, yet not glossy list of 40 ways to know you are an L&D Nurse.

A nice compilation of positive quotes and affirmations on birth, from HypnoBirthing Utah.

I have seen a lot of trends in baby names come and go, but never have I seen the trends mapped out like this!

Birth and maternity care in Africa, shown in photos. How different things are!

Today’s video is a little long, but is pretty useful. It’s a recording of a webinar on how to get the most out of your hospital tour: