Labour and birth clips online

As a childbirth educator and midwifery student, watching births on YouTube always seems like a kind of fun thing to do!  Pretty crazy huh?  Even my kids get into them, and my husband no longer startles if he walks past the laptop screen and sees a baby coming out!

I’ve recently been put onto this great UK site by a friend: mybirth.tv.  It has heaps of information about lots of different topics and lots of footage of real families in real situations.  What I loved about it is that you can see women labouring and birthing in all sorts of positions, rather than the images that we so often get in the media of women flat on their backs – some that research has shown time and time again to be undesirable for labouring women and their unborn babies.

Check it out and let us know what you think.  Did you capture your birth in film or photo?  Are you thinking about it?  Would you put it on YouTube?

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Posted on September 15, 2011, in Great websites. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Should be compulsory viewing in teenage ‘Health’ classes!

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