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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
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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 EDT

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 EDT

What a birth doula is and how a doula provides pain relief during childbirth. What the evidence shows about using a doula for pain relief. If continuous support from a doula is more effective for improving some health outcomes than continuous support from hospital staff or family/friends. How to find a doula

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

Learn more about Doulas: http://ebbirth.com/doula

Direct download: 21_Doula.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

What hydrotherapy is and how often it is used for pain relief during labor and birth. What studies have found about the effectiveness of water immersion during labor for pain relief. What several professional organizations recommend about the use of water immersion during labor for pain relief.

To learn more about the EBB Professional Membership, visit https://evidencebasedbirth.com/become-pro-member/ and check our the courses we offer:

 http://evidencebasedbirthacademy.com/dashboard/course-directory/

 

Direct download: EBB_20_-_Water_immersion.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Learn from the comfort of your own home

  • Flexibility of online learning + Support of in-person connections
  • Watch online videos of Dr. Rebecca Dekker and other professionals
  • Learn directly from an experienced Evidence Based Birth®® Instructor in your area
  • Meet others in your community who are also preparing for childbirth

Visit: http://ebbirth.com/childbirthclass

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

Direct download: EBB_19_-_Childbirth_class.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

If research evidence tells us how often painless birth occurs. How labor pain can be interpreted as positive or negative. How pain perception can be influenced by state of mind, environmental stress, and social support. About the complex relationship between pain relief and maternal satisfaction

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_18_-_Painless_Birth.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

How could upright birthing positions benefit mothers and babies? How common are upright birthing positions? For people without epidurals, which birthing positions are best supported by evidence? For people with epidurals, which birthing positions are best supported by evidence?

Read more about The Evidence on: Birthing Positions: https://evidencebasedbirth.com/evidence-birthing-positions/

To learn more about the EBB Instructor program, please visit https://evidencebasedbirth.com/become-an-evidence-based-birth-instructor/

Direct download: EBB_17_-_Birthing_Positions.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Why researchers think that upright positions during labor may benefit normal, physiologic childbirth. What studies have found about the effectiveness of movement and upright positions during labor for pain relief. What several professional organizations recommend about the use of movement and upright positions during labor for pain relief 

Visit our official EBB shop at: https://evidence-based-birth.myshopify.com/

To learn more about the EBB Instructor program, please visit https://evidencebasedbirth.com/become-an-evidence-based-birth-instructor/

Direct download: EBB_16_-_Movement_and_Positions.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

What nitrous oxide gas is and how it is used during labor for pain relief. What studies have found about the safety and effectiveness of nitrous oxide during labor. The potential pros and cons of using nitrous oxide gas for pain relief during labor

To find out if there's a Savvy Birth Workshop near you, visit the Evidence Based Birth® Facebook page and click on "Events." You can also see if there is an Instructor near you by visiting directory.evidencebasedbirth.com

Direct download: EBB_15_N2O.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT