1. Birth of
    the baby

  2. Birth of
    the placenta

  3. Local anesthesia for vaginal/
    perineal repair

  4. Repair of the Perineum

Tutorial 2: Birth of the Placenta


  To learn the principles and practice for safe and competent birth of
  1. the normal placenta during childbirth

  2. the problem placenta during childbirth
This Tutorial is designed to prepare you for a hands-on Skills Class and clinical supervised practice as an initial learner, or as a periodic review for the experienced practitioner.

Procedures and
Clinical Application:

  Click on the the desired section to begin:

Audio-Visual Review:   Normal placenta anatomy and physiology:
Problem placenta

Complete Tutorial Post-Test:   Test your knowledge of the placenta relative to the objectives and content after studying the procedures in the complete tutorial.

Credits:   Developed by Joyce Cameron Foster Ph.D. CNM FACNM

With technical and creative design and implementation by Valeri Craigle Multimedia production artist

Photographic images and video clips by Susan Roberts and Derek Cowan

Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library

Other images as noted, by permission

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