Monday, April 13, 2009

Reducing the Cesarean Rate

One of the ways to reduce the Cesarean rate is with the Pelvic Floor Release. The pelvic floor is a strong bowl of muscles that has a front-to-back opening for the baby to go through. A crooked or tight pelvic floor lengthens the birth, increases OP position and Asynclitism (tipped head).

See the new article on how to do the Pelvic Floor Release under Techniques, at the Spinning Babies Website.

The Twin Cities Chapter of the International Cesarean Awareness Network has a great site with a map of where VBACs are supported in Minnesota hospitals. I'm heading over to the Twin Cities ICAN meeting tonight at 6:30 pm for a meet the midwives night.

By the way, today, April 13 is the date on which I attended my first birth 30 years ago. 1979...

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Changing the Earth by supporting Birth

Mothers bring forth life; medical corporations do not. Birth can be simple, powerful and loving. Fetal positioning, natural birthing and practical help for normal birth.