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The Third Stage of Labor is a comprehensive volume, including insights regarding the umbilical cord, the placenta and natural approaches to this phase of birth. Contributors include Sarah J. Buckley, Gail Hart, Naoli Vinaver and Robin Lim.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: “Placenta Accreta” by Marion Toepke McLean
Chapter 2: “The Care and Keeping of Placentas” by Jodi Selander
Chapter 3: “Cord Burning” by Kelly Dunn
Chapter 4: “Placenta Medicine: My Story” by Tiffany Rosenbrock
Chapter 5: “On Meconium at Home and Delayed Cord-cutting” by Naolí Vinaver
Chapter 6: “Placenta Rituals and Folklore from Around the World” by Sarah J. Buckley
Chapter 7: “Placentophagia: Stir-fry, Smoothie or Raw?” by Wendy Lubell-Snyder, with Tammi McKinley
Chapter 8: “Third Stage of Labor: Hands Off and Have Patience” by Christy Fiscer
Chapter 9: “The Bridge of Life: Options for Placentas” by Kelly Graff
Chapter 10: “The Color of Goldenrod” by Janice Marsh-Prelesnik
Chapter 11: “The Problem Is Induction, Not Meconium” by Gail Hart
Chapter 12: “Tsunami Midwives: Learning to Burn the Umbilical Cord” by Robin Lim, Harvest Rowena Alcock and Kelly Dunn
Chapter 13: “Velamentous Birth Story” by Jana Voelke Studelska
Chapter 14: “Knitted Noggins: Rethinking the Newborn Cap” by Nicole Deelah
Chapter 15: “A Natural Approach to the Third Stage of Labour: A Look at Early Cord Clamping, Cord Blood Harvesting and other Medical Interference” by Sarah J. Buckley

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