Evidence Based Birth®
By Rebecca Dekker, PhD, RN
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The mission of Evidence Based Birth® is to raise the quality of childbirth care globally, by putting accurate, evidence based research into the hands of families and communities, so they can make informed, empowered choices. In this podcast, we cover the research evidence on hot topics about pregnancy and birth!
||CleanEBB 13 - Epidurals and 2nd stage||How epidurals could potentially slow the pushing phase of labor. What randomized, controlled trials and large observational studies have found about the effects of epidurals on the second stage of labor. If turning off a mother’s low-dose epidural...||2/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEBB 12 - Epidurals and Breastfeeding||How epidurals and spinals could potentially harm breastfeeding success. If the relationship between epidurals during labor and breastfeeding success has been studied—and what they found! Visit our official EBB shop...||2/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEBB 11 - Evidence on: Waterbirth||In this episode, Rebecca talks about the updated evidence on waterbirth. You can read more at ebbirth.com/waterbirth To learn more about the EBB Instructor program, please visit ...||2/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEBB 10 - ARRIVE study||This podcast is all about the ARRIVE study, a Randomized Trial of Induction versus Expectant Management, was funded by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD). Conducted by the NICHD...||2/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEBB 9 - Epidural during Labor for Pain Management||How often epidurals during labor are used, and the difference between epidurals, spinals, and combined spinal epidurals (CSEs). The benefits of epidurals, spinals, and CSEs. The potential risks and side effects of epidurals, spinals, and CSEs for...||1/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEBB 8 - Overview of pain management during labor||The difference between “pain” and “suffering”. The two different approaches in pain management during labor and birth—“pain relief” versus “working with pain”. Types of pain management strategies Visit our official EBB shop...||1/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEBB 7: Evidence on placenta encapsulation||Frequently marketed claims about placenta encapsulation How many experimental trials have ever been done with placenta encapsulation Results from the newest randomized, placebo-controlled trial on placenta encapsulation To find out if there's a Savvy..||1/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEBB 6: Pros and cons of membrane sweeping||The benefits of membrane sweeping. The cons of membrane sweeping. Why you have the right to informed consent/refusal with membrane sweeping To learn more about the EBB Instructor program, please visit...||1/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEBB 5: Evidence on prenatal vaginal exams||The results from the two randomized trials on cervical checks at the end of pregnancy. The potential benefits and potential harms of prenatal cervical checks. How to handle a situation if your doctor traditionally does vaginal exams at the end of...||1/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEBB 4: Waterbirth and the newborn microbiome||How much research do we have on the microbiome and waterbirth? What does “normal flora” mean, and why is it important? What does the existing research say about waterbirth and the bacteria on a baby’s skin? Is there any other research from...||1/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEBB 3: Why it's so hard to get evidence based care||In this episode of the Evidence Based Birth® podcast, Rebecca Dekker, PhD, RN, talks about why it's so difficult to find evidence based care. To find out if there's a Savvy Birth Workshop near you, visit the Evidence Based Birth® Facebook page and...||1/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEBB 2: What is evidence based care?||In this second episode of the Evidence Based Birth® podcast, Rebecca Dekker, PhD, RN, shares the true definition of evidence based care, and talks about the different kind of evidence you can read about your birth options. To learn more about the EBB..||1/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEBB 1: Intro to Evidence Based Birth®||Welcome to the Evidence Based Birth® podcast! In this first episode, Rebecca Dekker, PhD, RN, the founder of EBB, shares the story of how evidence based birth began. To learn more about her story, visit ebbirth.com/author To learn more about...||1/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
I love information from EBB - having it in podcast form is a great option!
I love EBB!! I am a doula and am always referencing EBB to my clients! Having evidence based information is a must in my business so I really appreciate how easy it is to find science based information here :)
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This podcast is fantastic!! Very easy to understand and unbiased. I love listening to Rebecca explain the evidence on pregnancy and birth topics. Thanks again Rebecca!!