Gaining knowledge of the anatomy and physiology around birth is an important aspect of a student midwife’s programme of education. It is also important to understand how the actions midwives take is related to the physiology.
Molly is creator and teacher of the “Biomechanics for birth” courses, as well as antenatal preparation classes. In her talk Molly suggests midwives and doctors do not have enough focus on physiology in education.
She highlights some important aspects of pelvic physiology and some of the causes for biomechanical difficulties and provides some pointers for antenatal care and advice as well as how to optimise the birth environment.
Watch Molly O’Briens presentation now: