When A Big Baby Isn’t So Big

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/01/11/high-birth-weight-predictions-are-often-inaccurate/?smid=fb-nytimes&smtyp=cur&_r=2

A significant amount of women are told they are having BIG BABIES! “Telling mothers this has a profound effect, and contributes to undermining women’s confidence they can deliver the baby”.

(click to read on blogs.nytimes.com)

 

Subjective childbirth experiences determine trauma risk

http://sciencenordic.com/subjective-childbirth-experiences-determine-trauma-risk

A woman’s subjective experience of giving birth has more impact on her mental condition afterwards than any real complications occurring in the delivery room. (click link above to read this interesting study)