Labor and Birth: Tricks of the Trade, Volume V (E-book)


This e-book is a compilation tricks previously published in issues of Midwifery Today magazine since 2006. Midwives, doulas, and other birthworkers have shared tricks that work for them and that may not be commonly known. Whether birth positions, waterbirth, or issues in labor, these gems can expand your personal bag of tricks, enhance your education, and encourage a natural and practical approach to safe childbearing.

This e-book can be downloaded in three formats.

  • PDF
  • EPUB – This can be used on most mobile devices except Amazon Kindle devices.
  • MOBI – This can be used on most mobile devices including Amazon Kindle devices.

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  • Chapter 1: Birth Positions: Covers asynclitic, breech, and posterior positions during birth.
  • Chapter 2: Labor: Tricks for labor deals with eating in labor, induction, prolonged or slow labor, vomiting in labor, second stage, cervical lip, tear prevention and treatment, pushing, and shoulder dystocia.
  • Chapter 3: Placenta and Cord: Great tricks that cover dealing with placenta and cord as well as Rh-negative disease and cord blood.
    Waterbirth: Lots of tricks to make waterbirths go smoothly.
  • Chapter 4: Postpartum: Tricks for avoiding and dealing with hemorrhage, postpartum perineum treatments, and postpartum mood disorders.
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