Vaginal and perineal tearing in labour

Can you prevent vaginal and perineal tearing in labour from happening? Talking about vaginal and perineal tearing in labour is never easy I find myself thinking as I am typing. No matter where this delicate topic is mentioned the facial expression is nearly always the same.  About breastfeeding we can gather lots of information, about…

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Are We Different The Second Time Around Or Is The Baby?

Are the parents different the second time around ( or of course the third, fourth… time ) or is the baby different too? Children are different. I knew that children were meant to be different. I have a sibling, we are different. I have enough family, all children are different. All the babies I met…

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Mutterpass 6 – The Final Examination 

Die Abschlussuntersuchung or the final examination,which is documented in your Mutterpass is my final blog post in this series of posts too.

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Mutterpass 5 – Ultrasound Examinations During Your Pregnancy

Ultrasounds during pregnancy are documented in your Mutterpass.Let me explain you how.

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Mutterpass 4 – Or The Heart

All findings of your antenatal examinations are noted here.
We can call this prenatal findings or Gravidogramm

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Mutterpass 3 – Medical History

In my 3rd blog post about the insides of your Mutterpass we get to page 5 or your medical history as you can call it too.

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Mutterpass 2 -Or- Get The Party Started

As my first Mutterpass blog post explains the basics of the german Mutterpass, this post will focus on page 2 and 3 and we are going to get straight into it.

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The Mutterpass An English Translation Part 1

If you faint in the S- Bahn, have a car accident, your pregnancy status is visible in the Mutterpass.

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Interview With a Midwife 2

Do you mind sharing your funniest/ happiest story of your working life with us?
A birth by phone.

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