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Rachel Reed, BScHons Midwifery, PhD

  • Speaker Type: GOLD Midwifery 2015
  • Country: Australia

Rachel Reed is a Lecturer at the University of the Sunshine Coast. She has practised midwifery in a range of models and settings in the United Kingdom and Australia. Rachel is committed to the promotion of physiological birth, and of women's innate ability to birth and mother. She is a writer and presenter, and is also the author of the Midwife Thinking blog.

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Placental Birth
This presentation will explore midwifery practice in relation to placental birth. An overview of physiology will be provided. How midwives can provide an environment to support women during physiological placental birth will be discussed. Research relating to active management and its various components will be examined, for example, oxytocics, cord clamping and controlled cord traction. Common practices will be challenged, and suggestions for evidence-based and woman-centred approaches will be shared.
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Presentations: 10  |  Hours / CE Credits: 10.25  |  Viewing Time: 8 Weeks
Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |  Categories: Midwifery