You’ve reached the end of your pregnancy. Your due date has passed and still no baby. Fortunately, there are some safe non-invasive ways to give your baby a gentle nudge down the birth canal. When should you consider self induction and what methods work best? Today we’re separating fact from fiction.
Dawn Thompson, Doula
Dawn Thompson is the founder of Improving Birth.org. She has been in the birth industry since 2003, supporting hundreds of families as a Labor and Postpartum Doula. Dawn was on the Board of Directors for San Diego Birth Network as Vice President for 5 years and spent the past 3 years as an officer/adviser of marketing and website management. She has also spent the past 6 years researching, informing and educating birth workers and parents about Cervical Scar Tissue and its effects on laboring women. There is still much work to be done in this area and she is passionate to continue educating through the power of ImprovingBirth.org.
ImprovingBirth.org | Dawn’s Organization
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PregnancyandBaby.com | 8 Natural Ways to Induce Labor
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Delayed Cord Clamping
Your baby’s umbilical cord is its lifeline connecting both of you throughout your pregnancy. And while cutting the cord, may seem like the first step in transitioning your baby to the outside world, there’s been research that suggests delaying that clamp may be more beneficial to your baby. A Preggie Pals listener asks our experts about the benefits and how it can affect baby. If you have a question for our experts, call our hotline at 619-866-4775 and leave a message.