iBirth Pregnancy App (Contraction Timer & Labor Position Videos) by Lula B, LLC (iPhone)
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Released: Dec 10, 2009
Version: 2.4.1
Size: 2 MB
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iBirth Pregnancy App (Contraction Timer & Labor Position Videos)

Lula B, LLC
Endorsed by physicians and midwives around the US, iBirth is an ideal pocket reference guide to greater health and deeper comfort as you prepare to birth your baby. The topics covered apply to all women no matter your birthing preference - natural, medicated, or cesarean.

Looking for an app to help you stay healthy and low-risk throughout pregnancy and truly prepare you for birth? iBirth delivers!

“Loaded with all the latest know-how on subjects from labor dancing to massage techniques to waiting for an epidural, this class-in-your palm is a real bargain, and you can even take it with you into the delivery room!” -- Pregnancy & Newborn Magazine

"This very simple app is fantastic. So easy. So simple. So informative." - A Colorado Dad

****FEATURES****

CONTRACTION TIMER
The value of a contraction timer is found in its simplicity and ease of use. In labor, timing contractions is just one of the many items you'll be attending to. This app is intended to make timing contractions so easy that you won't be distracted from what really matters - caring for mom.

√ Simple and easy to use interface
√ Tracks duration and interval of contractions
√ History report for tracking labor progress over time
√ Editing Capabilities

PRENATAL NUTRITION
Do you know exactly what foods to eat and how much of each food is required to meet your daily needs while pregnant? Take the guesswork out of meal planning with this concise nutrition guide. Make both shopping and eating during pregnancy simple and straightforward. Here’s what you’ll find:

√ Detailed description of what to eat in pregnancy
√ The most nutrient-rich foods for each food group
√ Benefits of each nutrient for mom and baby
√ Tips to enhance absorption
√ Sections devoted to those with alternative diets
(vegetarian/ dairy-free)

VIDEOS
For many moms-to-be, anticipating labor and delivery is one of the scariest parts of pregnancy. With ‘Positions for Labor’, you’ll be able to reduce this fear by learning what to expect and what positions may make your birthing experience more comfortable. The outstanding video selection includes:

√ View 23 short clips of the best birthing positions
√ Why each position is so helpful
√ How to work with your body for a faster labor
√ Positions that help align baby for easier delivery
√ Practical ways partner can help during labor

TIPS & LISTS
Worried that you’ll forget something when the big day comes? With ‘Birth Secrets,’ you’ll learn 140 incredibly useful tips to ensure you are prepared. Whether you are planning an unmedicated birth, an epidural, or a c-section, these lists cover everything!

√ Questions to ask your Dr. or Midwife
√ How to best manage a c-section
√ Helpful visualizations
√ Tried and true birth secrets
√ Getting the most out of your epidural
√ Tips for handling a long labor
√ And much more


HOW TO USE iBIRTH:

- Practice along with the videos prior to labor so
that you are confident on labor day

- If desiring an epidural, use the videos as a guide
to remain comfortable until the medicine arrives

- In labor, move along with the laboring woman
and her doula in the videos - especially helpful
if using NO pain medication

- Use as a personal nutrition consultant to find
the foods that are healthiest and most essential
in pregnancy

- Use as an on-the-go childbirth class - in case
you did not take one

- Use as a refresher to your childbirth class -
especially if this is your second baby or beyond

- Partners can practice all of the helpful massage
techniques to be ready to support mom on
labor day

What's new in version 2.4.1
+ updated nutrition section with latest recommendations and sources
+ added food lists for Magnesium, Selenium, Vitamin D, Vitamin K and Water
Our verdict: Ok
  • ➜ iBirth Pregnancy App (Contraction Timer & Labor Position Videos) is a highly rated app (4-star).
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