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What hypnosis is and how hypnotherapy might work to provide pain relief during labor? Whether people who have used hypnosis during childbirth found it to be beneficial? What the evidence from randomized controlled trials shows about using hypnosis for pain relief during labor

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Direct download: EBB_31_-_Hypnosis.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EST

Did you know there are different ways to monitor the baby's heartbeat during labor and birth? Continuous electronic fetal monitoring (EFM) is common but not without its drawbacks. We discuss the pros and cons of EFM and its alternative, hands-on listening with a fetal Doppler or fetal stethoscope.

Direct download: EBB_30_-_Fetal_Monitorings.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EST

In today's podcast, we'll learn what sterile water injections are and how they might help to provide pain relief during labor. We'll discuss the evidence on their effectiveness and the latest clinical recommendations from a 2017 systematic review.

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Direct download: EBB_29_-_SWI.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EST

This podcast covers the evidence on childbirth education for pain relief during labor. How many people take childbirth classes and what material do they cover? We discuss the challenges of studying childbirth education interventions and go over the findings from an interesting study on this topic out of Australia.

To check out our Professional Membership, visit https://ebbirth.com/membership

 

Direct download: EBB_28_-_CBE.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EST

What is TENS and how is it used for pain relief during labor? In today's video, we'll share all about the evidence for using TENS during labor and how researchers think it might work. We'll also discuss its history, if it's linked to any adverse effects, and how you can acquire a TENS unit and learn to use it.

To learn more about the EBB Professional Membership, visit https://evidencebasedbirth.com/become-pro-member/ and visit EBB PDF library here: 

http://evidencebasedbirthacademy.com/dashboard/pdf-library/

Direct download: EBB_27_-_TENS.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EST

What aromatherapy is. How aromatherapy during labor might work to provide pain relief. What the evidence shows about using aromatherapy during labor for pain relief

To learn more about the EBB Professional Membership, visit https://evidencebasedbirth.com/become-pro-member/

Direct download: EBB_25_-_Aromatherapy.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EST

What acupuncture and acupressure are? How acupuncture and acupressure might work to provide pain relief during labor. What the evidence shows about using acupuncture and acupressure for pain relief during labor?

To learn more about the EBB Professional Membership, visit http://ebbirth.com/membership

 

Direct download: EBB_25_-_Acupuncture_and_acupressure.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:57am EST

In today's podcast, Rebecca shares the story of how Evidence Based Birth® went from a tiny blog to a worldwide movement. Learn what kept crashing the website, what Rebecca's famous "surprise project" was, and how we manage to fund the work that we do. Finally, get a sneak peek into Rebecca's goals and vision for the future of EBB. To register for the home birth webinar, visit https://ebbirth.com/homebirthwebinar.

To check out our Professional Membership, visit https://ebbirth.com/membership

 

Direct download: EBB_24_-_Behind_the_Scenes.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:36pm EST

In today's podcast, we talk about the types of different home birth midwives in the U.S. This podcast will prep you to attend the free public webinar all about the evidence on home birth. To register for the webinar (only available through May 8, 2018), visit https://ebbirth.com/homebirthwebinar

To learn more about the EBB Professional Membership, visit https://evidencebasedbirth.com/become-pro-member/ and visit EBB PDF library here: 

http://evidencebasedbirthacademy.com/dashboard/pdf-library/

 

Here are the references we used to create today's podcast:

  • American College of Nurse Midwives (2017). Comparison of Certified Nurse-Midwives, Certified Midwives, Certified Professional Midwives. Accessed online April 4, 2018. Available at: http://www.midwife.org/index.asp?bid=59&cat=12&button=Search&rec=254
  • The Big Push for Midwives (2018). CPMs Legal Status by State. Accessed online April 4, 2018. Available at: http://pushformidwives.nationbuilder.com/cpms_legal_status_by_state
  • MacDorman, M. F. and Declercq, E. (2016). "Trends and Characteristics of United States Out-of-Hospital Births 2004-2014: New Information on Risk Status and Access to Care." Birth 43(2): 116-124. Click here.
  • Midwives Alliance of North America (2016). About Midwives: Types of Midwives. Accessed online April 4, 2018. Available at: https://mana.org/about-midwives/types-of-midwife.
  • Marzalik, P. R., Feltham, K. J., Jefferson, K., et al. (2018). "Midwifery education in the U.S. - Certified Nurse-Midwife, Certified Midwife and Certified Professional Midwife." Midwifery 60: 9-12. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29471175
Direct download: EBB_23_-_Home_Birth_Midwives.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:41am EST

Recently, rates of home birth have nearly doubled in the U.S., from 0.56% to 1% today. Where is this increase in home birth coming from? How many women desire home birth, and why are they interested in this option? Listen to our podcast discussing the increasing numbers, then register for our free webinar about home birth at ebbirth.com/homebirthwebinar

Direct download: EBB_22_-_Homebirth.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:13am EST