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36 Weeks

OVERVIEW OF RESOURCES

Below outlines links to various important resources we encourage you to review after your 36 week appointment with your Midwife. If you would like to return to these resources later either scan the QR code on your "36 Weeks Postcard" or visit www.midlandmidwives.ca/36weeks.

*Note these resources are provided for educational purposes only. We do not endorse any specific resource. Information provided here is not intended to replace direct care and health advice provided by your Midwife. If you have any specific questions about you or your baby's health, please consult your Midwife.

Please click the links below to open PDF or web page.

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4-1-1 RULE: IS IT TIME?

Important information for timing contractions.

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EARLY LABOUR VS ACTIVE LABOUR

Going into labour is a very exciting time! Here are some tips to figure out if you are in early or active labour and what to do.

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HOME BIRTH SUPPLY LIST

A list of what your midwives will bring to a home birth and a list of items that you should have ready.

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HOSPITAL BIRTH SUPPLY LIST

The hospital is only able to provide a minimum of supplies. It is best to make sure you pack everything you need to bring with you. Here is a list of suggested items.

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HOW TO ENCOURAGE LABOUR

At the end of pregnancy your body is preparing itself for labour! Here is a list of several things you can do to encourage your body to go into labour.

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PRE-LABOUR RUPTURE OF MEMBRANES

Pre-labour rupture of membranes (PROM) means that your water breaks before labour begins. Labour is when you have regular contractions, or labour pains, in your uterus.

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BREASTFEEDING: IDENTIFYING A GOOD LATCH

This video shows why good attachment is so important to breastfeeding success and how to help mothers deeply latch the baby to the breast.

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