Birth Doula - Medway, Kent & south east London

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Perinatal Research

Click the title above to go through to the page with a collection of research on pregnancy, birth, parenting and babies. Providing information to all families, no matter what they look like, to ensure they have all the information to make the right decisions for them.

Covering topics including: doulas, pregnancy, first trimester, second trimester, third trimester, fourth trimester, pregnancy by week, sleeping, co-sleeping, breastfeeding, latch, tongue tie, bottle feeding, safe sleeping, benefits of a doula, routine, seeding, microbiome, hospital policies, formula feeding, colostrum, low supply, newborn development, your rights, pain relief in labour, CTG, electronic fetal monitoring, induction of labour, syntocinon, ventouse, forceps etc.

 
“Birth is not only about making babies. Birth is about making mothers ~ strong competent, capable mothers who trust themselves and know their own inner strength.”
— Barbara Katz Rothman
 

PerinataL REsearch

The information below is gathered from studies and articles that look at evidence based research.

You can use the information here to guide you in your decisions, but remember evidence does not equal truth, it only provides information about correlation and helps us understand our environment in a small way. If something doesn't feel right to you, you don't have to do it, even if everyone else is. Sometimes, it doesn’t matter if the evidence points to something “not working”, if it works for you, then why not continue.

If you see anything here that you believe to be inaccurate or out of date - let me know! I am always working to keep my information current and unbiased to provide families with as much information as possible to make informed choices.


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