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The Mission of the MotherWise podcasts is about revealing advanced prenatal knowledge on pregnancy, childbirth, infants and motherhood … for Mothers to have the most beautifully extraordinary and non-traumatic Birth & Baby maternity experience they can imagine. For loads of further resources go to www.kathyfray.com

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The Mission of the MotherWise podcasts is about revealing advanced prenatal knowledge on pregnancy, childbirth, infants and motherhood … for Mothers to have the most beautifully extraordinary and non-traumatic Birth & Baby maternity experience they can imagine. For loads of further resources go to www.kathyfray.com

    Episode 23: BREASTFEEDING EQUIPMENT – The Essentials & Non- Essentials

    Episode 23: BREASTFEEDING EQUIPMENT – The Essentials & Non- Essentials

    Breastfeeding is very beneficial to both the mother and the baby. In today’s episode, I explain what is- and isn’t- necessary as breastfeeding lactation equipment. Why is it essential to have these during the period of nursing your baby and how these effectively help the mother.
     
    Breastfeeding Lactation Equipment Includes: 
    ·         Hydrogel disc pads
    ·         Breast shells
    ·         Nipple shields
    ·         Pre-sterilized disposable bottle-bags
    ·         U-shaped pillow
    ·         Nursing bras
    ·         Nursing pads
     
    Note: For access to my full-length WEBINARS when I dive much deeper into these topics, do check out joining our ESSENTIAL BASICS program which gives you:
    * 24-7 Members-only login access to my HUGE online Q&A Library
    * Plus ALL my full-length Webinars & Podcasts
    * Plus weekly live Webinars when you can ask me any questions
    * Plus free copies of my ORGANIC BIRTH and WHY THEY CRY guides
     
    For the cost of 2-3 coffees a week, we can help prevent SO MANY avoidable painful pitfalls!
    For full ESSENTIAL BASICS package details including Prices CLICK HERE.
     
    Connect with Kathy Fray:
    •  kathyfray.com
    •  Kathy Fray’s Books
    •  LinkedIn
    •  Facebook
    •  Twitter
    •  Instagram
    •  Pinterest
    •  Day-1-Baby Heirloom Layette - Birthing Suite
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    • 6 min
    Episode 22: RIPENING YOUR CERVIX READY FOR LABOR DILATION- The most important To Do List to get obsessed about!

    Episode 22: RIPENING YOUR CERVIX READY FOR LABOR DILATION- The most important To Do List to get obsessed about!

    Preparing the cervix for dilation is the most important actions you can actively contribute to the success of your labor. What are the actions that will help you reduce birth complications and how these activities help to establish active labor. 
     
    Things That May Soften & Ripen A Cervix:
    ·         35-Weeks Nature’s Sunshine “5W” capsules
    ·         NaturoPharm’s homeophatic “PreBirth” oral spray
    ·         Evening Primrose Oil Capsules (orally and vaginally)
    ·         Sex
    ·         Reflexology
    ·         Acupuncture
    ·         Midwife’s Vaginal Exam of a Stretch & Sweep
    ·         Homeopathy
     
    Activities That Help an Already Soft Ripe Cervix 
    ·         Midwife’s Vaginal Exam of a Stretch & Sweep
    ·         Nipple Stimulation
    ·         Orgasms
    ·         Swiss Ball squat-bounce with legs apart
    ·         Hot Spicy Food
    ·         Relaxing bath
     
    Note: For access to my full-length WEBINARS when I dive much deeper into these topics, do check out joining our ESSENTIAL BASICS program which gives you:
    * 24-7 Members-only login access to my HUGE online Q&A Library
    * Plus ALL my full-length Webinars & Podcasts
    * Plus weekly live Webinars when you can ask me any questions
    * Plus free copies of my ORGANIC BIRTH and WHY THEY CRY guides
     
    For the cost of 2-3 coffees a week, we can help prevent SO MANY avoidable painful pitfalls!
    For full ESSENTIAL BASICS package details including Prices CLICK HERE.
     
    Connect with Kathy Fray:
    •  kathyfray.com
    •  Kathy Fray’s Books
    •  LinkedIn
    •  Facebook
    •  Twitter
    •  Instagram
    •  Pinterest
    •  Day-1-Baby Heirloom Layette - Birthing Suite
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    • 6 min
    Episode 21: Labor Pharmaceutical Analgesia Part 2: Epidurals

    Episode 21: Labor Pharmaceutical Analgesia Part 2: Epidurals

    Today’s Motherwise episode, I will give you an overview of that most sought-after of childbirth labor relief, the Epidural. Why does it increases the chances of needing a traumatic emergency instrumental delivery or dramatic surgical delivery. What are the consequences and how it affects the mother and the baby during childbirth.
     
    Note: For access to my full-length WEBINARS when I dive much deeper into understanding the risks and benefits of Epidural anesthesia, do check out joining our ESSENTIAL BASICS program which gives you:
    * 24-7 Members-only login access to my HUGE online Q&A Library
    * Plus ALL my full-length Webinars & Podcasts
    * Plus weekly live Webinars when you can ask me any questions
    * Plus free copies of my ORGANIC BIRTH and WHY THEY CRY guides
     
    For the cost of 2-3 coffees a week, we can help prevent SO MANY avoidable painful pitfalls!
    For full ESSENTIAL BASICS package details including Prices CLICK HERE.
     
    Connect with Kathy Fray:
    •  kathyfray.com
    •  Kathy Fray’s Books
    •  LinkedIn
    •  Facebook
    •  Twitter
    •  Instagram
    •  Pinterest
    •  Day-1-Baby Heirloom Layette - Birthing Suite
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    • 6 min
    Episode 20: Labor Pharmaceutical Analgesia Part 1: Nitrous Oxide & Opioids

    Episode 20: Labor Pharmaceutical Analgesia Part 1: Nitrous Oxide & Opioids

    In today’s episode, I will give you a mini-webinar on the two common pharmaceutical pain-relief analgesia used during labor. Why we need to understand the risks in using these drugs. What are the benefits and how it alleviates the pain during childbirth.
    The Two Labor Pharmaceutical Analgesic:
    ·         Nitrous Oxide (entenox Laughing Gas) 
    ·         Opioids ( e.g. Pethidine, Morphine, Diamorphine)
     
    Note: For access to my full-length WEBINARS when I dive much deeper into understanding more about the risks and benefits of these two drugs, do check out joining our ESSENTIAL BASICS program which gives you:
    * 24-7 Members-only login access to my HUGE online Q&A Library
    * Plus ALL my full-length Webinars & Podcasts
    * Plus weekly live Webinars when you can ask me any questions
    * Plus free copies of my ORGANIC BIRTH and WHY THEY CRY guides
     
    For the cost of 2-3 coffees a week, we can help prevent SO MANY avoidable painful pitfalls!
    For full ESSENTIAL BASICS package details including Prices CLICK HERE.
     
    Connect with Kathy Fray:
    •  kathyfray.com
    •  Kathy Fray’s Books
    •  LinkedIn
    •  Facebook
    •  Twitter
    •  Instagram
    •  Pinterest
    •  Day-1-Baby Heirloom Layette - Birthing Suite
     
    Enjoyed the Podcast? Be sure to subscribe on iTunes and leave a review. We appreciate your feedback and we’d love for you to help us spread the word!

    • 6 min
    Episode 19: 4 STAGES OF CHILDBIRTH AND 3 PHASES OF LABOR

    Episode 19: 4 STAGES OF CHILDBIRTH AND 3 PHASES OF LABOR

    In today’s episode, I will give an overview of understanding childbirth and labor. Why it’s important to know the difference between the two. What it is all about and how it will help you with your pregnancy journey. So stay tuned and enjoy!
    The 4 Stages of Childbirth includes:
    •   Labor
    •   Birth
    •   Afterbirth
    •   The Vibe 
    The 3 Phases of Labor includes:
    •   Latent
    •   Active
    •   Advanced Active Transitional
     
    Note: For access to my full-length WEBINARS when I dive much deeper into understanding the 4 Stages of Childbirth, especially the 3 Phases of Labor do check out joining our ESSENTIAL BASICS program which gives you:
    * 24-7 Members-only login access to my HUGE online Q&A Library
    * Plus ALL my full-length Webinars & Podcasts
    * Plus weekly live Webinars when you can ask me any questions
    * Plus free copies of my ORGANIC BIRTH and WHY THEY CRY guides


    For the cost of 2-3 coffees a week, we can help prevent SO MANY avoidable painful pitfalls!
    For full ESSENTIAL BASICS package details including Prices CLICK HERE.
     
    Connect with Kathy Fray:
    •  kathyfray.com
    •  Kathy Fray’s Books
    •  LinkedIn
    •  Facebook
    •  Twitter
    •  Instagram
    •  Pinterest
    •  Day-1-Baby Heirloom Layette - Birthing Suite
    Enjoyed the Podcast? Be sure to subscribe on iTunes and leave a review. We appreciate your feedback and we’d love for you to help us spread the word!

    • 7 min
    Episode 18: POST-NATAL EP 07 - WEEK4-5 A MONTH GONE BY

    Episode 18: POST-NATAL EP 07 - WEEK4-5 A MONTH GONE BY

    Well they're only Neonates (newborns) for the first 6 weeks - so what are the things you need to know now, and very soon?
    On todays episode is all about: Mother and Baby's Well-being


    MOTHER:
    Your overall health statusConcluding the relationship with your maternity health professionals (midwife, obstetrician, doula) Expectations going forward

    BABY:
    Overall health & development, incl Feeding & Behavioural patterns & Milestones What Babies enjoy, and not enjoy, at this Age3rd dose of Oral Vitamin-KFirst local Doc checkThe 5-Week Crying/Clingy period& More

    Note: The 25-min full-version of WEEK 4-5 POSTPARTUM goes into a lot more detail and will be explaining the Mother and Baby wellness.


    CLICK HERE to learn more about joining Kathy's MotherWise MasterClass podcasts by purchasing a subscription to her ESSENTIAL BASICS support package. [Membership also gives access to Kathy's Members-Only webinar/podcast Libraries; her huge online Q&A Library; and her weekly live online classes when you ask any Questions; and free downloads of her ORGANIC BIRTH and WHY THEY CRY guides.]


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    • 7 min

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