The 3 Golden Hours
Over the past 45 years, working alongside thousands of mothers and babies struggling with breastfeeding from the first breastfeed, Dr Robyn discovered just how critical the first breastfeed was in establishing breastfeeding.
She calls this precious time, the 3 Golden Hours.
If you’re like most women, you have your heart set on breastfeeding and you want to experience that bond with your baby from the very first breastfeed, continuing on throughout your breastfeeding journey.
This is absolutely possible.
But for many women, unnecessary intervention and routine procedures, cause a delay or interruption to the very first breastfeed.
In this video series, you will learn what the 3 Golden Hours are and why they could be the difference between you being able to successfully breastfeed or having to endure physical and emotional pain as you struggle with breastfeeding complications.
It’s designed to take you on a journey that may surprise you:
- How critical the 3 Golden Hours are to a successful first breastfeed
- How to know and understand your rights as a mother giving birth
- Why planning to breastfeed is just as important as planning for your birth
- How and when pain relief can affect you and your breastfeeding baby
- Why routine hospital procedures may be detrimental to you and your breastfeeding baby
The 3 Golden Hours Video Series
What are the 3 Golden Hours and how important are they?
In this video, you will discover what the 3 Golden Hours are and how the hospital system is designed for efficiency, which may not be in the best interests of the mother and her baby. You'll also learn how important it is for you to protect your 3 Golden Hours.
How to know and understand your rights as a mother giving birth.
In this video, Dr Robyn encourages you (and your partner or advocate) to know and exercise your rights to ensure that if intervention is recommended (such as induction of labour), you are well informed and understand why!
Why planning for breastfeeding is just as important as planning for your birth
As a pregnant woman, it's understandable to be focused on your labour and birth. It's a big deal. But in this video, Dr Robyn explains how important it is to focus a little further, on the 3 hours following birth. Doing so, may actually help you reduce the risk of complications during labour, birth AND with breastfeeding
How pain relief can affect you and your breastfed baby
Dr Robyn shares information on the effects that opiate pain relief, such as epidurals, may have on your ability to remain in control of your labour and birth. The experienced midwife also shares her observations on the implications associated with breastfeeding the newborn baby and encourages you to carefully consider the options available to you, particularly in relation to opiate pain relief.
Why hospital routine procedures can be detrimental to you and your breastfeeding baby
In the final video of the series, Dr Robyn offers a reality check for women about to give birth in the hospital system. She explains the implications of routine procedures that often interrupt a mother’s first breastfeed with her newborn baby.
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