Category Archives: Pregnancy

Ultrasound More Harm Than Good?

Ultrasound More Harm Than Good

by Dr Marsden Wagner The ultrasound story begins in July 1955 when an obstetrician in Scotland, Ian Donald, borrowed an industrial ultrasound machine used to detect flaws in metal and tried it out on some tumours, which he had removed previously, using a beefsteak as the control. He discovered that different tumours produced different echoes. […]

Working with the Young and Pregnant

Working with the Young and Pregnant

by Andrea Robertson Providing prenatal education programs for young women can be very rewarding. Many hospitals are now incorporating a program especially designed to appeal to this particular group and these can be successful and fun whilst providing a change in pace for the educators and a worthwhile community service. Before launching such a program […]

Pregnancy Tests – A Vital Topic for Prenatal Education

Pregnancy Tests

by Andrea Robertson One of the important aspects of running an accredited training course is the responsibility inherent in making sure that our students are current with the latest research information regarding all aspects of pregnancy, birth and breastfeeding. These students will ultimately we working with expectant parents and those of us who lead this […]