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Does anyone know where I can find good birthing videos to watch?

I'm fixing to be a new mom VERY SOON.... and Im a little nervous about it all so I thought if I could see what exactly happens maybe it would calm me don a little

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Asked by Proud2bamother at 12:13 AM on Dec. 26, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • go on youtube, and type in birthing videos, there are all types

    Answer by Steff107 at 12:37 AM on Dec. 26, 2009

  • I usually like to share natural births/home birth becasue it gives the viewer a more realistic sense of what labor actually looks-sounds like.   (Regardless of how you might plan to deliver, natural or medicated)


    Answer by doulala at 12:42 AM on Dec. 26, 2009

  • I hope these links still work, lol!


    Answer by doulala at 12:43 AM on Dec. 26, 2009

    • HBA2C - Homebirth, VBAC

    • ICAN Voices - numerous VBAC, UBAC, VBA2C, etc... slide show compilation

    • Maelle - Unassisted, homebirth, Hypnobirthing

    • Michel Odent - Michel is supporting mom in a Homebirth Squat

    • Kiana - Homebirth

    • Zoe Grace - Homebirth


    Answer by doulala at 12:44 AM on Dec. 26, 2009

  • I have more collected, these are just a bit!


    Answer by doulala at 12:45 AM on Dec. 26, 2009

  • Miscellaneous Videos for Labor and Birth


    Answer by doulala at 12:45 AM on Dec. 26, 2009


    Having some exposure to childbirth ( real, not movies/TV ) can really help moms to understand what to expect. I love books, birth classes, doulas, support groups-- whatever helps moms to feel most confident and informed.

    There are natural births of twins, waterbirths, VBAC, educational videos...



    Answer by doulala at 12:49 AM on Dec. 26, 2009

  • I used a video called "Laugh and Learn About Childbirth" that was both funny and very informative. I was able to check it out of the library, and they stock it at Barnes and Noble. I found it to be very comprehensive, from early signs of labor (1-2 weeks before) to recovery from vaginal birth and C-sections. There was also a small section on cord blood banking.

    Answer by foxface at 12:23 PM on Dec. 26, 2009

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