Sweet Peas, Pods & Papas: All About Birth, B@@bs & Babies
We got the opportunity to use our communication skills from
our Bradley™ training over the weekend.
It is always a good reminder that the skills we teach in class can serve
us long after labor and birth.
Our Angelika was in the hospital with an infection in her
neck. It looked like a big boil, and as
it turns out it was filled with pus and she needed minor surgery. As we navigated the hospital system, here are
the things we teach in class that we applied over the weekend.
Thank you to one of my fellow teachers, Rachel Davis, for
suggesting this topic. It is very timely
given the situations our unplanned unassisted birth couple encountered in the
Most people would not expect their baby to be born at 35
weeks. In addition, they had not counted
on dealing with hospital protocols since they had planned a homebirth. The other situation they hadn’t planned on
was having a hospital encounter with any hospital outside of their local
small-town hospital in northern Arizona.