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Title
Source
Type
Topic
Category
Ruth's Story
Tell me a good birth story...
Birth Stories
Induction
Antenatal
Pre-labour Rupture of Membranes: impatience and risk
MidwifeThinking
Articles
Premature Rupture of Membranes (Over 37 weeks + pre labour)
Antenatal
Rebekah's VBAC Story
Tell me a good birth story
Birth Stories
VBAC
Antenatal
Labyrinth: A brief introduction to its history meaning and use
The Theosophical Society
Articles
Hypnobirthing
Antenatal
Optimal Cord Clamping
BloodToBaby.com
Articles
Optimal Cord Clamping
Antenatal
Molly O’Brien
All 4 Maternity
Articles
Biomechanics
Antenatal
A review of third stage of labour care guidance
British Journal of Midwifery
Articles
3rd Phase - Birth of the Placenta
Antenatal
Breastfeeding in the Golden Hour
Stanford Medicine
Articles
Golden Hour
Antenatal
Consent: Rights in Childbirth - £45.00
Developing Doulas
Courses
Your Rights in Pregnancy
Antenatal
Self Massage of the Round Ligaments and Abdominal Wall - Pregnancy
@gaia.health
Videos
Biomechanics
Antenatal
The Evidence for skin to skin after cesarean
Evidence Based Birth
Articles
Caesarean Birth
Antenatal
The Curse of Meconium Stained Liquor
Midwife Thinking
Articles
2nd Phase - Birth of Baby
Antenatal
Birth Diaries: 'This Is What It’s Like To Have A Doula At Your Birth'
The Huff Post
Articles
Doula
Antenatal
Intrapartum care for women with existing medical conditions or obstetric complications and their babies - [S] Evidence review for previous caesarean section
NICE.org.uk
NICE Guidelines
VBAC
Antenatal
Induction for Pre-Rupture of Membranes (PROM)
Evidence Based Birth
Articles
Induction
Antenatal
What about CTG monitoring for VBAC?
Birth Small Talk
Articles
VBAC
Antenatal
Kate's Story
Tell me a good birth story...
Birth Stories
Induction
Antenatal
Placenta Remedies
Placenta Remedy Network
Articles
3rd Phase - Birth of the Placenta
Antenatal
10 Months Mamas UK
Facebook Group
Facebook Groups
Overdue
Antenatal
Side
Spinning Babies
Articles
Biomechanics
Antenatal
To Doula or Not To Doula During Childbirth
Park Slope Parents
Articles
Doula
Antenatal
Hormones and Birth - Oxytocin, Adrenaline, Endorphins and more…
Birth Prep In A Box
Podcasts
Hormones
Antenatal
Care during labour
NICE.org.uk
NICE Guidelines
1st Phase - Active Labour
Antenatal
Find Your Active
Active Pregnancy Foundation
Articles
Antenatal Exercise
Antenatal
Birth After Previous Caesarean (Green Top-Guidelines)
RCOG
Articles
VBAC
Antenatal
Microbirth
Microbirth.com
Articles
Microbiome at Birth
Antenatal
Evidence on: Due dates
Evidence Based Birth
Articles
Overdue
Antenatal
Microbirth: Why 'Seeding Baby's Microbiome' Needs to Be on Every Birth Plan
Toni Harman
Articles
Microbiome at Birth
Antenatal
Gestational Diabetes
NICE.org.uk
NICE Guidelines
Gestational Diabetes
Antenatal
Hand Expressing Video
Hand Expressing Colostrum Antenatally
Videos
Gestational Diabetes
Antenatal
Standing Sacral Release
Spinning Babies
Articles
Biomechanics
Antenatal
Why Whypnobirthing Matters
Katrina Berry
Books
Hypnobirthing
Antenatal
Homebirth reference site
Homebirth.org.uk
Articles
Homebirth
Antenatal
Low Iron in Pregnancy
Homebirth.org
Articles
Antenatal Measurements
Antenatal
10% off Birth Pool In A Box website + free delivery
Birth Pool In A Box
Discounts
Discounts
Antenatal
The Myth of the Aging Placenta
Sophie Messager
Articles
Small Babies
Antenatal
Evidence on: Diagnosing Gestational Diabetes
Evidence Based Birth
Articles
Gestational Diabetes
Antenatal
The Code Word - Ensure Your Pain Management Wishes Are Followed
Penny Simkin
Videos
Pain Relief
Antenatal
Shoulder dystocia: what is the risk of recurrence?
Pub Med
Articles
Big Baby
Antenatal
Induction of labour with Cervical Balloon (Foley’s) catheter
NHS Buckinghamshire
Article
Induction
Antenatal
Induction for big baby
Dr Sara Wickham
Articles
Big Baby
Antenatal
Antenatal Harvesting of Colostrum
La Leche League
Articles
Colostrum Harvesting
Antenatal
Induction for Gestational Diabetes
Evidence Based Birth
Articles
Gestational Diabetes
Antenatal
The Microbiome Effect
Toni Harman
Books
Microbiome at Birth
Antenatal
Birth Plan Template Printable
BPIAB
Printables
BPIAB Printables
Antenatal
Ted Talk - Delayed Cord Clamping
Alan Green
Videos
2nd Phase - Birth of Baby
Antenatal
Skin to Skin and Kangaroo Care
Bliss
Article
Postnatal
Antenatal
Xpert GBS test for the intrapartum detection of group B streptococcus
NICE.org.uk
Articles
Group B Strep
Antenatal
Where to give birth - Quiz Tool
Whick.co.uk
Quizzes
Where to give birth
Antenatal
Ten things I wish every woman knew about induction of labour
Sarah Wickham
Articles
Induction
Antenatal
Why hire a Doula?
The Nostalgic Doula
Articles
Doula
Antenatal
My doctor says I can't record my appointment
Better Birth UK
Articles
Antenatal Measurements
Antenatal
Gestational Diabetes Diagnosis (and other general support)
Gestational Diabetes UK
Articles
Gestational Diabetes
Antenatal
Anti-D Information
Dr Sara Wickham
Article
Anti-D
Antenatal
Forward Leaning Inversion
Spinning Babies
Articles
Biomechanics
Antenatal
Baby Loss Support App
Ellies Gift
Articles
Baby Loss
Antenatal
Preterm prelabour rupture of membranes (Induction Guidelines)
NICE.org.uk
NICE Guidelines
Premature Preterm Rupture of Membranes (before 37 weeks)
Antenatal
Vaginal preparation before cesarean section
Cochrane Library
Articles
Caesarean Birth
Antenatal
Acupressure Points for Inducing Labour
(Alternatives to Induction) Medical News Today
Articles
Induction
Antenatal
Stretch and sweep demo video
@Midwife_Pip
Videos
Stretch & Sweep
Antenatal
Induction guidelines with Midwife Tasneem
Better Birth UKq
Podcasts
Induction
Antenatal
Care during labour
NICE.org.uk
NICE Guidelines
Optimal Cord Clamping
Antenatal
An Interview with Dr Sarah Buckley
The Midwives Cauldron
Podcasts
Hormones
Antenatal
Mary Cronk's thoughts on early detection of scar problems during VBAC
Caesarean.org.uk
Articles
VBAC
Antenatal
Maternal and perinatal outcomes in women planning vaginal birth after caesarean (VBAC) at home in England: secondary analysis of the Birthplace national prospective cohort study
RCOG
Articles
VBAC
Antenatal
Shoulder dystocia: what is the risk of recurrence?
Pub Med
Articles
Antenatal Measurements
Antenatal
Your right to a homebirth
AIMS
Articles
Homebirth
Antenatal
Optimal Birth - Moving for an Easier Birth for parents online
Molly O’Brien
Courses
Biomechanics
Antenatal
Carla's Story
Tell me a good birth story...
Birth Stories
Induction
Antenatal
Making Informed Choices
The Positive Birth Movement
Articles
Hypnobirthing
Antenatal
Online Course
Birth Prep In A Box
Courses
Hypnobirthing
Antenatal
Care during labour
NICE.org.uk
NICE Guidelines
Premature Rupture of Membranes (Over 37 weeks + pre labour)
Antenatal
Care during labour
NICE.org.uk
NICE Guidelines
Latent Phase
Antenatal
Planned early birth versus expectant management for women with preterm prelabour rupture of membranes prior to 37 weeks'...
Cochran Review
Articles
Premature Preterm Rupture of Membranes (before 37 weeks)
Antenatal
Breech
Spinning Babies
Articles
Breech Presentation
Antenatal
Epidural Information Card
LabourPains.com
Articles
Pain Relief
Antenatal
Optimal Cord Clamping
The Better Birth Podcast
Podcasts
Optimal Cord Clamping
Antenatal
Home Birth Support Group UK
Facebook Group
Facebook Groups
Homebirth
Antenatal
Standing Sacral Release
Spinning Babies
Articles
Biomechanics
Antenatal
But What If.....?
Homebirth.org.uk
Articles
Where to give birth
Antenatal
Care during labour
NICE.org.uk
NICE Guidelines
Vaginal Examinations
Antenatal
Pregnancy, Birth and Parenthood after Childhood Sexual Abuse
The Survivors Trust
Articles
Survivors of Sexual Violence
Antenatal
Fetal Monitoring in Labour
NICE.org.uk
NICE Guidelines
Fetal Monitoring
Antenatal
Lightning Crotch
Website
Videos
Biomechanics
Antenatal
Acupressure for Pain Relief
Debra Betts (pHd)
Articles
Pain Relief
Antenatal
Pregnancy Sickness Support Website
PregnancySicknessSupport.org.uk
Articles
Pregnancy Sickness
Antenatal
Choice of place of birth
Birth Rights
Articles
Where to give birth
Antenatal
Colostrum Harvesting
Breastfeeding.support
Articles
Gestational Diabetes
Antenatal
10% off Babycare TENS
Babycare TENS
Discount
Discounts
Antenatal
B.R.A.I.N. Printable
BPIAB
Printable
Decision Making
Antenatal
Post-Dates Induction of Labour: balancing risks
Midwife Thinking
Articles
Overdue
Antenatal
Big Babies: the risk of care provider fear
Midwife Thinking
Articles
Big Baby
Antenatal
Preterm labour and birth
NICE.org.uk
NICE Guidelines
Premature Preterm Rupture of Membranes (before 37 weeks)
Antenatal
Gestational Diabetes: beyond the label
Midwife Thinking
Articles
Gestational Diabetes
Antenatal
Care during labour
NICE.org.uk
NICE Guidelines
2nd Phase - Birth of Baby
Antenatal
Vaginal examinations: a symptom of a cervical-centric birth culture
Midwife Thinking
Articles
1st Phase - Active Labour
Antenatal
Forward Leaning Inversion
Spinning Babies
Articles
Biomechanics
Antenatal
IVF and Stillbirth
Real Birth Company
Articles
Assisted Conception
Antenatal
Supporting Womens Instinctive Pushing Behaviour During Birth
Midwife Thinking
Articles
2nd Phase - Birth of Baby
Antenatal
Gestational Diabetes, the pregnancy perspective
The Midwives Cauldron
Podcasts
Gestational Diabetes
Antenatal
A Watched Pot Never Boils: Waiting for Labour to Begin
Maddie McMahon
Articles
Hormones
Antenatal
Miles Circuit (a trio of exercise for pregnancy & labour too)
MilesCircuit.com
Articles
Biomechanics
Antenatal
Upright and Active Birth - Active Support!
All 4 Maternity - Molly O’Brien
Articles
Biomechanics
Antenatal
VBAC, on who’s terms?
AIMS
Articles
VBAC
Antenatal
Release your pelvic floor in 15 minutes
The Flower Empowered
Videos
Pelvic Floor
Antenatal
Evidence for induction or c
Evidence Based Birth
Articles
Big Baby
Antenatal
But are you really post dates?
Homebirth.org
Articles
Overdue
Antenatal
Birth Plan Template (Canva)
BPIAB
Printable
BPIAB Printables
Antenatal
Is it safe to do kegal exercises while pregnant?
Aapriv.com
Articles
Pelvic Floor
Antenatal
Home Birth Info
Chilled Mama
Articles
Where
Antenatal
Neonatal Stabilisation with an Intact Cord - Free course
Blood to Baby
Articles
Optimal Cord Clamping
Antenatal
Amniotic Fluid, too much, too little, or who knows?
Midwife Thinking
Articles
Antenatal Measurements
Antenatal
Vitamin K and your Newborn Baby
AIMS
Articles
Vitamin K
Antenatal
Miles Circuit (a trio of exercise for pregnancy & labour too)
Spinning Babies
Articles
Biomechanics
Antenatal
My Doula Experience- Your Questions, Answered
The Chutney Life
Articles
Doula
Antenatal
Microbirth: Why 'Seeding Baby's Microbiome' Needs to Be on Every Birth Plan
Toni Harman
Articles
Caesarean Birth
Antenatal
Breech baby at the end of pregnancy
RCOG.org.uk
Articles
Breech Presentation
Antenatal
Understanding Optimal Vs Delayed Cord Clamping
The Ultimate Birth Partner Podcast
Podcasts
Optimal Cord Clamping
Antenatal
Various Articles
Dr Sara Wickham
Articles
Fetal Monitoring
Antenatal
When Labour Needs To Start
(Alternatives to Induction) Magical Birth
Articles
Induction
Antenatal
Leaving Well Along
Dr Sarah Buckley
Articles
3rd Phase - Birth of the Placenta
Antenatal
My baby is Breech, what should I do next?
Dr Stu Fishbein
Articles
Breech Presentation
Antenatal
Help! I want to avoid induction
(Alternatives to Induction) Spinning Babies
Articles
Induction
Antenatal
Advice & Factsheets
Birth Rights
Articles
Your Rights in Pregnancy
Antenatal
Alternidurals
Dr Sara Wickham
Articles
Pain Relief
Antenatal
Your choice Where to have your baby...
NHS
Articles
Where to give birth
Antenatal
VBAC: making a mountain out of a molehill
Midwife Thinking
Articles
VBAC
Antenatal
Muscle Release Exercise
Pilates Tonic
Articles
Biomechanics
Antenatal
Seven things every parent needs to know about vitamin K
Dr Sara Wickham
Articles
Vitamin K
Antenatal
After Your Caesarean Section
NHS
Articles
Caesarean Birth
Antenatal
Big Baby
Evidence Based Birth
Podcasts
Big Baby
Antenatal
Promoting Physiology During Caesarean Birth
All4Maternity
Articles
Caesarean Birth
Antenatal
Fetal Monitoring
Evidence Based Birth
Articles
Fetal Monitoring
Antenatal
My positive [breech] birth story
Writing Eve
Birth Stories
Breech Presentation
Antenatal
What are the chances of a successful VBAC?
Homebirth.org.uk
Articles
VBAC
Antenatal
Find your local MVP
National Maternity Voices
Articles
Your Rights in Pregnancy
Antenatal
A Doula's Guide to Induction
Minimalist Doula
Articles
Induction
Antenatal
Pain in Labour: Your hormones are your helpers
Dr Sarah Buckley
Articles
Hormones
Antenatal
The evidence on: Doulas
Evidence Based Birth
Articles
Doula
Antenatal
The Time To End The Emphasis On Due Dates In Overdue
Birthing Instincts - Dr Stu
Podcasts
Overdue
Antenatal
Supporting Women’s Instinctive Pushing Urge
Midwife Thinking
Articles
2nd Phase - Birth of Baby
Antenatal
Care during labour
NICE.org.uk
NICE Guidelines
Pain Relief
Antenatal
Gestational Diabetes, the baby’s perspective
The Midwives Cauldron
Podcasts
Gestational Diabetes
Antenatal
Induction for Pre-Rupture of Membranes (PROM, after 37 weeks)
Evidence Based Birth
Articles
Premature Rupture of Membranes (Over 37 weeks + pre labour)
Antenatal
Postpartum Yoga for Bereaved Mothers
Pregnancy & Postpartum TV
Video
Baby Loss
Antenatal
Placenta Encapsulation
Evidence Based Birth
Articles
3rd Phase - Birth of the Placenta
Antenatal
10 Ways to get better maternity care
Developing Doulas
Articles
Birth Plan
Antenatal
Fundal Height Measurments
OBG Project
Articles
Antenatal Measurements
Antenatal
Doulas 101: What Is a Doula?
Parents Magazine
Articles
Doula
Antenatal
Hypertonic Pelvic Floor
PelvicFloorFirst.org.au
Articles
Pelvic Floor
Antenatal
Fundal Height Measurements
OBG Project
Articles
Big Baby
Antenatal
Vaginal examinations in pregnancy
Dr Sara Wickham
Articles
Vaginal Examinations
Antenatal
Care during labour
NICE.org.uk
NICE Guidelines
Homebirth
Antenatal
Vaginal Examinations in Labour
AIMS.org.uk
Articles
Vaginal Examinations
Antenatal
Evidence for induction or c-section for big baby
Evidence Based Birth
Articles
Gestational Diabetes
Antenatal
Muscle Release Exercise
Pilates Tonic
Articles
Biomechanics
Antenatal
The Cervix
NOVA Birth Services
Articles
Vaginal Examinations
Antenatal
Gestational Diabetes
Dr Sara Wickham
Articles
Gestational Diabetes
Antenatal
Colostrum Harvesting
Gestational Diabetes UK
Articles
Gestational Diabetes
Antenatal
Fetal Monitoring
Evidence Based Birth
Articles
1st Phase - Active Labour
Antenatal
New UK VBAC guidelines welcomed
Dr Sara Wickham
Articles
VBAC
Antenatal
The Anterior Cervical Lip: How to ruin a perfectly good birth
Midwife Thinking
Articles
2nd Phase - Birth of Baby
Antenatal
Breech baby at the end of Pregnancy and ECV
NHS North Bristol
Articles
Breech Presentation
Antenatal
Hormones of Labour and Birth
Evidence Based Birth
Videos
Hormones
Antenatal
Newsletter & Weekly emails
Spinning Babies
Articles
Biomechanics
Antenatal
Low Platelets in Pregnancy
Midwife Thinking
Articles
Antenatal Measurements
Antenatal
Microbirth: Why 'Seeding Baby's Microbiome' Needs to Be on Every Birth Plan
Toni Harman
Articles
Birth Plan
Antenatal
The Microbiome Effect: How Your Baby's Birth Influences Their Future Health: How your baby’s birth affects their future health
Toni Harman
Books
Microbiome at Birth
Antenatal
Phytomenadione (Guidelines Vitamin K injection/drops)
NICE.org.uk
NICE Guidelines
Vitamin K
Antenatal
The AIMS Guide to Your Rights in Pregnancy and Birth
Emma Ashworth
Books
Your Rights in Pregnancy
Antenatal
Synthetic Oxytocin (Pitocin, Syntocinon): Unpacking the myths and side-effects
Dr Sarah Buckley
Articles
Induction
Antenatal
My doctor says I can't record my appointment
Better Birth UK
Articles
Your Rights in Pregnancy
Antenatal
My second birth story (Walking Epidural)
The OBGYN Mum
Birth Stories
Pain Relief
Antenatal
Aromatherapy in Childbirth
researchgate.net
Articles
Complementary Therapies (Antenatal)
Antenatal
The Role of a Doula
Better Birth Podcast
Podcasts
Doula
Antenatal
Monitoring in Labour
Better Birth UK
Articles
Fetal Monitoring
Antenatal
The Evidence on VBAC
Evidence Based Birth
Podcasts
VBAC
Antenatal
Alternative to Induction
(Alternatives to Induction) Spinning Babies
Articles
Induction
Antenatal
B.R.A.I.N. Printable
BPIAB
Printables
BPIAB Printables
Antenatal
The Evidence on VBAC
Evidence Based Birth
Articles
VBAC
Antenatal
Quick Reference Guide: Acupressure for Pregnancy & Birth
Dr Kate Levett
Articles
Complementary Therapies (Antenatal)
Antenatal
The Birth of Eden (VBAC birth story)
AIMS
Birth Stories
VBAC
Antenatal
Homebirth in the UK
Midwifery.org.uk
Articles
Homebirth
Antenatal
Group B strep (strep B) and pregnancy
Tommys.org
Articles
Group B Strep
Antenatal
Laurie's Story
Tell me a good birth story...
Birth Stories
Induction
Antenatal
Labour Induction at Term – How great is the risk of refusing it?
AIMS
Articles
Induction
Antenatal
Induction of Labour from the Baby's Perspective
Midwives Cauldron Podcast
Podcasts
Induction
Antenatal
Does skin-to-skin contact and breastfeeding at birth affect the rate of primary postpartum haemorrhage: Results of a cohort study
Academia.edu
Articles
Golden Hour
Antenatal
The risk of estimating an unborn baby’s weight
Dr Sara Wickham
Articles
Antenatal Measurements
Antenatal
Acupressure for Pain Relief
Debra Betts (pHd)
Articles
Complementary Therapies (Antenatal)
Antenatal
Developing Doulas - Doula Directory
Developing Doulas - Doula Directory
Articles
Doula
Antenatal
Inducing Labour
NICE.org.uk
NICE Guidelines
Induction
Antenatal
The VBAC Education Project
VBAC.com
Articles
VBAC
Antenatal
Side-Lying Release
Spinning Babies
Articles
Biomechanics
Antenatal
The Birth-Ed Podcast
The Birth-Ed Podcast
Podcasts
Breech Presentation
Antenatal
The Early Stage of Labour
NICE.org.uk
NICE Guidelines
Latent Phase
Antenatal
Doulas and understanding Labour
Birth-Ed Podcast
Podcasts
Doula
Antenatal
NHS leaflet: Choices When Pregnancy Reaches 41 Weeks
NHS
NHS Leaflet
Overdue
Antenatal
Optimal cord clamping: what’s the evidence?
Dr Sara Wickham
Articles
Optimal Cord Clamping
Antenatal
Big babies, small babies, induction and grow charts - what’s the deal?
Better Birth UK
Articles
Small Babies
Antenatal
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