Wednesday Wrap Up Nov 12

WednesdayWrapUpFA great resource for women who have had breast surgeries and would like to breastfeed their babies. They have articles and forums to connect with other moms in the same boat.

My friend Leilani and her Public Breastfeeding Awareness Project featured on the site Normalize Breastfeeding.

A great guide to skin to skin contact with the baby after birth.

A must read for all people who ever talk to people who have babies. You don’t get to have an opinion on how anyone gives birth. Ever.

An interesting photo essay on birth in Africa and maternal health project. Makes me wonder if hospital birth is any improvement over traditional midwifery in those areas.

Ebola, Fearbola and the Childbirth Educator Real info (not hype) on Ebola and what childbirth educators need to know. I particularly appreciated the discussion on understanding fear and risk assessment that people do.

I get asked all the time how dog owners can prepare their pet for the birth of their baby. This article has a long list of helpful tips for helping dogs adjust to a new baby.

Great new video out this week on the value of midwifery: