Category Archives: resources

The Peanut Ball: A smart labor tool

I just supported a couple where the doctor was very doubtful that the mom would be able to deliver without a C-section. Based on my experience, I had to agree, but the mom really wanted to avoid surgery and so … Continue reading

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The one book to give an expectant dad

Here’s another great review that Deliver! A Concise Guide To Helping The Woman You Love Through Labor received recently. I read this and Simkin’s The Birth Partner in preparation for the birth of our first child. They are both excellent … Continue reading

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A great resource for newborn care

Here’s a resource for parents of newborns that’s worth checking out. Doris Fravert, a San Francisco Bay Area pediatric and neonatal registered nurse who specializes in newborn care, has produced a Newborn Baby Manual. Like Deliver!, Fravert’s book focuses on … Continue reading

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