L & D: Natural Comfort Measures

Pain in childbirth can feel pretty scary. You might wonder, “can I handle it?! What if I can’t?” In this video we talk all about managing pain the natural way. That’s right, without any pain medication. You can do this! You’ll learn about the three Rs: relaxation, ritual, and rhythm to help you manage pain. Then we discuss various natural comfort techniques to help you lessen the sensation pain. We also discuss the benefits to a more natural birth, and why learning them is helpful, even if you’re planning on the epidural.

Medidas Naturales De Confort

El dolor durante el parto puede ser bastante aterrador. Quizás te preguntes, “¿Puedo manejarlo?, ¡¿Y si no puedo?! ” En este video hablamos sobre cómo manejar el dolor de forma natural. Así es, sin ningún analgésico. ¡Puedes hacerlo! Aprenderás sobre las tres R: Relajación, Ritual y Ritmo para ayudarte a controlar el dolor. Luego, discutimos varias técnicas de confort natural para ayudarte a disminuir la sensación de dolor. También discutimos los beneficios de un parto más natural y por qué aprenderlos es útil, incluso si estás planeando tomar la epidural.

Preparándose Para El Parto

Dar a luz ES difícil, ¡pero tener un bebé es increíble! Pero es posible que se pregunte qué esperar. En este video, hablaremos de tres cosas importantes que debe saber a medida que se acerca al nacimiento de su bebé:

  • Cómo funciona el parto, incluido por qué tiene dolor durante el trabajo de parto.
  • Las cinco pistas que le indican que el parto está aquí.
  • Las cuatro etapas del trabajo de parto y qué esperar en cada una.

¡Puedes hacer esto y te ayudaremos! Y cuando todo haya terminado, estarás muy orgullosa de lo que has logrado al dar a luz. Los temas incluyen: • Dolor • Parto • Signos del trabajo de parto • Aligeramiento • Tapón mucoso suelto• Ruptura de agua • Dolor lumbar y abdominal • Contracciones del trabajo de parto • Tiempo de contracciones • Trabajo de parto prematuro • Etapas del parto • Fase temprana o latente • coronamiento• Activa Fase • Fase de transición • Empujar y dar a luz • Expulsar la placenta • Período posparto • Braxton Hicks

L & D: Getting Ready

In this video, we’ll talk about three important things you need to know as you approach your baby’s birth: 1. How childbirth works, including why you have pain in labor; 2. The five clues that tell you labor is here; 3. The four stages of labor and what to expect in each. You can do this, and we’re going to help you! And when it’s all over, you’ll be so proud of what you’ve accomplished in giving birth. Topics include: • pain • childbirth • signs of labor • lightening • lose mucus plug • water breaking • lower back and belly pain • labor contractions • timing contractions • preterm labor • stages of labor • early or latent phase • crowning • active phase • transition phase • pushing and delivery • expelling the placenta • postpartum period • Braxton-Hicks.

B.R.A.I.N & Decision Making/ Medical Pain Relief, Interventions

B.R.A.I.N & Decision Making: You may be faced with difficult decisions during birth. Labor may not be progressing as quickly as your doctor would like. Or what do you do if pain medicine is offered that wasn’t part of your birth plan? What if your doctor recommends a cesarean? Making important decisions is tough, and having the right tool to help you do it is important. Cue the B.R.A.I.N. method. This five-part decision-making tool will help you narrow down the information you need during labor to make the best well-informed decision for you and your baby.

Medical Pain Relief, Interventions: This lesson will cover the various medical pain relief options—from taking the edge off to removing most of the pain, and the various medical interventions and procedures you might encounter during labor.

Pain & Natural Birth

An unmedicated birth may not be for every mom, or you might change your mind as labor progresses. Even if you plan for an all-natural birth, some medical situations may come up that need to be addressed. This lesson will cover the various medical pain relief options—from taking the edge off to removing most of the pain, and the various medical interventions and procedures you might encounter during labor.

Labor Expectations

They did it! Couples Laila and Joseph, Mikayla and Kyle, and Mariah and Tyler each had their babies! I bet you can’t wait to see how it all turned out in this final video! Join these three couples as their pregnancies come to an end and experience labor and delivery with them as they have their babies. Topics include: • Mariah • Tyler • Laila • Joseph • Mikayla • Kyle • labor • contractions • pushing • epidural • pitocin.

Your Body & Birth

SENSITIVE MATERIAL Your body was designed to give birth. In lesson two, you’ll learn how your anatomy works with hormones to move your baby from your uterus, through the birth canal, and into your arms. This happens in four stages, called the stages of labor.