The Third Stage of Labor (E-book)


The Third Stage of Labor is a comprehensive volume, including insights regarding the umbilical cord, the placenta, and natural approaches to this phase of birth. Contributors include Sarah J. Buckley, Gail Hart, Naolí Vinaver, and Robin Lim.

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: “Placenta Accreta” by Marion Toepke McLean
  • Chapter 2: “The Care and Keeping of Placentas” by Jodi Selander
  • Chapter 3: “Cord Burning” by Kelly Dunn
  • Chapter 4: “Placenta Medicine: My Story” by Tiffany Rosenbrock
  • Chapter 5: “On Meconium at Home and Delayed Cord-cutting” by Naolí Vinaver
  • Chapter 6: “Placenta Rituals and Folklore from Around the World” by Sarah J. Buckley
  • Chapter 7: “Placentophagia: Stir-fry, Smoothie or Raw?” by Wendy Lubell-Snyder, with Tammi McKinley
  • Chapter 8: “Third Stage of Labor: Hands Off and Have Patience” by Christy Fiscer
  • Chapter 9: “The Bridge of Life: Options for Placentas” by Kelly Graff
  • Chapter 10: “The Color of Goldenrod” by Janice Marsh-Prelesnik
  • Chapter 11: “The Problem Is Induction, Not Meconium” by Gail Hart
  • Chapter 12: “Tsunami Midwives: Learning to Burn the Umbilical Cord” by Robin Lim, Harvest Rowena Alcock, and Kelly Dunn
  • Chapter 13: “Velamentous Birth Story” by Jana Voelke Studelska
  • Chapter 14: “Knitted Noggins: Rethinking the Newborn Cap” by Nicole Deelah
  • Chapter 15: “A Natural Approach to the Third Stage of Labour: A Look at Early Cord Clamping, Cord Blood Harvesting, and other Medical Interference” by Sarah J. Buckley
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