- Breeders: A Subclass of Women? film
15 Sep 2017
Breeders: A Subclass of Women? will be shown as part of the CHOICE! A Birth and Baby Film Festival on Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at 19:00 at St. Paul’s university (223 Main Street). Join us at 18:00 for the pre-show by Lisa Casselman and Liz Ellwood, co-founders of Fertility Match and stay for the discussion panel after the film.
- Why Not Home? film with Great Sex, Great Birth pre-show
11 Nov 2016
Why Not Home? will be shown as part of the CHOICE! A Birth and Baby Film Festival on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 19:00 at St. Paul’s university (223 Main Street). Join us at 18:00 for Great Sex, Great Birth pre-show by Nancy Salgueiro who will be discussing how the neurology and physiological responses in sex and birth are paralleled, how we can create the conditions for physiological birth by being aware of the conditions that allow for sexual arousal, the factors that can interfere with both physiological responses, and how practicing great sex can be used as preparation for childbirth. There is a community discussion panel after the film.
- Trial of Labor film, with Birth Story Healing pre-show
14 Apr 2016
Trial of Labor will be shown as part of the CHOICE! A Birth and Baby Film Festival on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 19:00 at St. Paul’s university (223 Main Street). Join us at 18:00 for Birth Story Healing with Jennifer Gillean who will be discussing important aspects to consider when listening and supporting mothers […]
- Invitation to participate in UBC Childbirth Fear Study
21 Feb 2017
Are you pregnant and 18 years or older? Help researchers in the UBC Department of Psychiatry learn more about women’s childbirth concerns. Participation requires 1-1.5 hours of your time and involves an online survey and a brief telephone interview. Read more »
- Into the Breech: This midwife says breech births are safe and natural
4 Nov 2016
CBC’s Brian Goldman’s “White Coat-Black Art” presents an update on the state of breech birth in Canada. “Breech, which make up 4 per cent of total births, means the baby comes out bottom first. A breech birth is difficult because the bottom doesn’t widen the birth canal as much as head-first delivery. It takes more skill and […]
- Does breech delivery in an upright position instead of on the back improve outcomes and avoid cesareans?
2 Nov 2016
Upright vaginal breech delivery was associated with reductions in duration of the second stage of labor, maneuvers required, maternal/neonatal injuries, and cesarean rate when compared with vaginal delivery in the dorsal position. Read the full study »
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