Recent Posts by Brenda Manning

Internal Exam In Pregnancy and Labour – Are They Necessary?

Internal exams are often performed on women during pregnancy and labour. Are internal exams really necessary? Read More

Water Birth – Preparing For Birth in Water

Having seen many water births as a doula, I can say that they are amongst the most beautiful births I have ever seen. There’s something so soothing about birth in water. The babies are often so calm at birth, you may think that they aren’t breathing – but they just aren’t crying. Of course, the baby still gets its oxygen from the placenta while under water, so its a very safe and beautiful way to give birth. Read More

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