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S4, Ep 4 - Preventing Posterior & Breech Birth With Midwife and Spinning Babies® Founder Gail Tully

The She Births® Show Podcast

Welcome to Season 4, Episode 4 - Preventing Posterior & Breech Birth With Midwife And Spinning Babies® Founder Gail TullyListen in as Spinning Babies® Founder, Midwife and Author Gail Tully and Nadine Richardson of She Births® talk how childbirth can be instinctual, pleasurable, and easier. Gail developed a new approach to address fetal positioning throughout labour known prominently around the world. Listen out for the powerful perspective on the power of prayer and becoming embodied to make your birth easier. Plus, the exercises and birth positions every woman should know.Show notes:Midwife, Author and Founder of Spinning Babies®, Gail Tully in conversation with She Births® Founder, Doula and Yogi Nadine Richardson.Gail believes childbirth can be instinctual, pleasurable, and easier.She developed a new approach to address fetal positioning throughout labour.She is a mum and was a doula and resides in Minneapolis USA.Gail created Spinning Babies® and Belly Mapping® has been online sharing her wisdom globally since 2001.She was a founder of the Childbirth Collective, once one of the largest doula organizations.And recently released her book Changing Birth on Earth: A Midwife and Nurses Guide to Using Physiological Techniques to Avoid Another Unnecessary cesarean;I always recommend our families go to Gail's website in their pregnancy www.SpinningBabies.com to help avoid a posterior labour or to help with turning a breech or transverse bub - it is an amazing resource for parents, midwives, doulas, and childbirth educators. Having completed her training (as have our She Births® Doulas) and recently reading her book it seems to me that Gail is quite the pelvic astronomer - that will make sense in the interview.Listen out to the powerful perspective on the power of prayer and becoming embodied to make your birth easier. Plus, the exercises and birth positions every woman should know.Links to find out more:We highly recommend Gal Tully’s new book Changing Birth On Earth and the Spinning Babies® website: www.spinningbabies.comFREE She Births® Pregnancy Guide: shebirths.com/pgOnline Antenatal Course: shebirths.com/online-birthing-classesDoula Service: shebirths.com/doulaPre-book your postnatal support. Expert facilitated Soul Mama Circles are here shebirths.com/mothers-groups

1hr 36mins

24 Aug 2021

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Gail Tully: Spinning Babies for an 'easier birth'

Mum Will Know

Eager to learn how you can prepare for an easier birth? Enter Gail Tully and her Spinning Babies philosophy. Today, we talk about the baby’s role in birth, and how women can be empowered through knowledge of anatomy and physical preparation to ensure all their different body parts work in harmony to create a smoother birth experience.For the full show notes and links to Spinning Babies website and social pages, click here.

1hr 3mins

15 Feb 2021

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#54 | Spinning Babies: Optimizing Your Baby's Position for a Faster, Easier Labor with Gail Tully

Down to Birth

Do you know why some vaginal births are fast and others slow? Some easy and others difficult, if not impossible? Optimal fetal positioning is the answer and despite what we've been led to believe, head-down is not the whole story. Gail Tully, the world's foremost expert on fetal positioning and founder of Spinning Babies is here with us today to explain how your everyday activities from your job to how you sit, stand and exercise, greatly influence your baby's position at birth. Tune in as Gail details some steps you can take to optimize your baby's position for your safest, easiest and probably fastest vaginal birth.Spinning Babies * * * * * * * * * *If you enjoyed this episode of the Down To Birth Show, please subscribe and share with your pregnant and postpartum friends. Please also check out our new website at www.downtobirthshow.com and let us know what you think!Between episodes, connect with us on Instagram @DownToBirthShow to see behind-the-scenes production clips and join the conversation by responding to our questions and polls related to pregnancy, childbirth and early motherhood. You can reach us at Contact@DownToBirthShow.com or call (802) 438-3696 (802-GET-DOWN). We are always happy to hear from our listeners and appreciate questions for our monthly Q&A episodes. To join our monthly newsletter, text "downtobirth" to 22828.You can sign up for Cynthia's HypnoBirthing classes as well as online breastfeeding classes and weekly postpartum support groups run by Cynthia & Trisha at HypnoBirthing of Connecticut. Please remember we don’t provide medical advice, and to speak with your licensed medical provider related to all your healthcare matters. Thanks so much for joining in the conversation, and see you next week!Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/cynthiaovergard)


7 Oct 2020

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21. Gail Tully: Spinning Babies


Gail Tully was born in Texas, and grew up in Minnesota. She currently lives in Minneapolis, with her husband Vic. Together they have 6 children and 7 grandchildren. Gail is the creator of Spinning Babies. A childbirth approach focusing on baby’s position and rotation in the birth process. Gail is a published author and a midwife who trains nurses, midwives, doulas and childbirth educators in a new birth paradigm. Spinning Babies has been online since 2002, providing free information for parents and providers at SpinningBabies.com. Show Notes: Spinning Babies Website: https://spinningbabies.com/ Spinning Babies Daily Activities: https://spinningbabies.com/start/in-pregnancy/daily-activities/ Nutrition Movement calf stretches: https://www.nutritiousmovement.com/the-calf-stretch-podcast-episode-88/ Daily Essentials Video Download: https://spinningbabies.com/product/daily-essentials-digital-download/ Sarah Longacre: https://www.blooma.com/ Jean Sutton - Optimal Foetal Positioning: http://optimal-foetal-positioning.co.nz/?author=2 Dr. Carol Phillips (Dynamic Body Balancing): https://dynamicbodybalancing.com/ Belly Mapping: https://spinningbabies.com/learn-more/baby-positions/belly-mapping/ Belly Mapping Workbook: https://spinningbabies.com/product/belly-mapping-workbook/ E-book for Breech Babies: https://spinningbabies.com/product/breech-birth-quick-guide-digital-download/ E-book for Helping Your Breech Baby Turn: https://spinningbabies.com/product/helping-your-breech-baby-turn/ Andrew Bisits: https://www.goldlearning.com/speaker/195/andrew-bisits Frank Louwen: https://www.kgu.de/einrichtungen/kliniken/klinik-fuer-frauenheilkunde-und-geburtshilfe/geburtshilfe/team-geburtshilfe/prof-dr-frank-louwen/ Shawn Walker: https://www.goldlearning.com/speaker/315/shawn-walker Jane Evans: https://midwiferytoday.com/author/jane-evans/ Betty-Anne Davis: https://www.goldlearning.com/speaker/616/betty-anne-daviss Spinning Babies Certified Parent Educators: https://spinningbabies.com/find-community/meet-the-trainers/ Pregnancy Emails week by week: https://spinningbabies.com/your-pregnancy/ Spinning Babies 2020 Conference: https://spinningbabies.com/2020confluence/ Spinning Babies Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SpinningBabiesLady Spinning Babies Instagram: @spinningbabies

1hr 18mins

9 Aug 2020

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EP38: Gail Tully from Spinning Babies Talks Inductions, VBACS, Belly Mapping & More!

Mommy Labor Nurse

In this episode, my friend Gail, the founder of Spinning Babies®, comes back a second time to talk inductions, VBACs, belly mapping, and more! Click here to listen to part 1! Here are the questions we go over!  Inductions are becoming more and more the common thing (at least here in the US) -first off, what are you thoughts on inductions, and how can we still incorporate Spinning Babies methodologies during an induced labor? For moms who plan to VBAC - are there any differences, and/or special considerations you recommend for these moms? Let’s talk about Belly Mapping! (I know this is something you guys coined!) What is Belly Mapping? Any last tips for moms? SPONSOR: This episode was sponsored by Spinning Babies! The word “Spinning” in Spinning Babies® means how babies move through the pelvis to find the most space to come down. What makes birth easier for baby is what makes birth easier for Mom.  Our Spinning Babies® mission is to make physiological birth more accessible to birthing people and providers alike. For instance, we believe that being head down is only half the story. How baby’s head enters the top of the pelvis correlates with length of labor and ease of labor. When facing forward a first baby may not be able to rotate for a day or two. We offer daily activities to add comfort in pregnancy now and ease in labor later.   The Daily Essentials video is the easiest way to learn the habits and moves. Starting in mid-pregnancy is ideal.  The Parent Class video or an in-person Parent Class for late pregnancy. The Parent Class video has lots of labor tips and techniques for comfort and also to help labor stay on track to help avoid cesareans simply because baby’s not aiming into the pelvis.  Does your doctor or midwife require baby to be head down before labor? Do they do cesarean birth for all breeches? Are you pregnant and hoping to avoid surgery? Then the Helping Your Breech Baby Turn eBook is for you. Prepare for an easier childbirth with this eBook, a self-directed 6-day program for pregnant parents with a breech baby developed by a Certified Professional Midwife. Listeners of Mommy Nurse Labor podcast can use the code MOMMY15 on the Spinning Babies® online shop for 15% off your purchase of the Helping Your Breech Baby Turn eBook. Belly Mapping Workbook Pregnancy Week-Week Pages


13 Jul 2020

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Birth Flow and Balance with Gail Tully of Spinning Babies

Yoga | Birth | Babies

Have you ever wondered why some births are fast and furious while others slowly putter along? Many times it has to do with the delicate dance between the baby’s position and the balance and room made in the pregnant person’s pelvis and soft tissue. In this episode of Yoga|Birth|Babies, I speak with the creator of the Spinning Babies® approach, Gail Tully (CPM). Gail explains Spinning Babies methodology and shares how the baby’s position and the pregnant body impacts the birth flow. She also reveals what to do prenatally to enhance your chances of being one of those fortunate people with a well balanced body and a functional birth. (Hint: prenatal yoga is a pretty smart choice!) Get the most out of each episode by checking out the show notes with links, resources and other related podcasts at: prenatalyogacenter.comIf you love what you’ve been listening to, please leave a rating and review! Yoga| Birth|BabiesTo connect with Deb and the PYC Community: instagram & facebook: @prenatalyogacenterYoutube: Prenatal Yoga Center Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 12mins

1 Apr 2020

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EP17: How to Have An Easier Labor! - Interview with Gail Tully from Spinning Babies®

Mommy Labor Nurse

Sign up for my email list below, to receive updates on my prenatal courses! https://mommylabornurse.com/hey-instagram-mama/ In this episode, I interview my friend Gail, the founder of Spinning Babies®! Here are the questions we go over! 1. How did you start Spinning Babies? 2. Ample fetal positioning (specifically, that head-down is not enough), and creating room in a woman’s pelvis are two key points I learned from my spinning babies workshop - can you elaborate on the importance of these regarding labor? 3. Are there exercises/movements/tips you recommend we implement during pregnancy for an easier labor? 4. I often have women asking “how do I turn my breech baby?”, do you have advice, best resources on this question? 5. What about posterior babies (they are so common) - how can we prevent or avoid a posterior position during labor?  6. Let’s talk about asyncliticism - what that is, and how to overcome a baby who is asynclitic.   See SpinningBabies.com for more information on Gail Tully, the Approved Trainers and Spinning Babies.   Interested in bringing Gail or another Approved Trainer to your city? See the current list of Approved Trainer on our Spinning Babies website and book a workshop with this form   Organize a Spinning Babies® Workshop” Inquiry Form

1hr 2mins

17 Feb 2020

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EBB 101 - Gail Tully of Spinning Babies®️

Evidence Based Birth®

In this episode, I am joined by Gail Tully - author, childbirth educator, midwife and creator of Spinning Babies. The Spinning Babies approach connects understanding of birth anatomy to fetal rotation and easier childbirth, and is recognized around the world by midwives, nurses, childbirth educators, doulas, and parents. Gail’s ability to recognize the spatial relationships between the soft tissue pelvis and the baby has contributed to a paradigm shift in childbirth care and education. She began practicing as a midwife in a small, independent practice, and she now works worldwide, educating parents about her innovative approach. We talk about why some births are easy, while some are long and hard. Gail addresses the relationships between birth, physiology, and mentality, and covers the practical aspects of accessing the Spinning Babies method and instruction. For more information and news about Evidence Based Birth®, visit www.ebbirth.com. Find us on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest. Ready to get involved? Check out our Professional membership (including scholarship options) and our Instructor program. Find an EBB Instructor here, and click here to learn more about the Evidence Based Birth® Childbirth Class. RESOURCES: Follow Spinning Babies on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. You can access the Spinning Babies blog here, and contact the organization via email at info@spinningbabies.com. Join Evidence Based Birth for a FREE public webinar, The Evidence on Natural Induction! Attendees will also learn how to earn contact hours through EBB. Register here! The Evidence Based Birth Professional Membership is on sale! Get a monthly or annual subscription at 20% off for a limited time. Learn more here.


30 Oct 2019

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Spinning Babies With Gail Tully, Spinning Babies Creator

Mommy & Me Natural Health

Gail Tully, The Spinning Babies creator, shares how to have comfort in pregnancy and ease in birth through fetal positioning. Head down is only half the story. Babies rotate past muscles to fit between the pelvic bones. When turning is easier for baby birth becomes easier. Spinning Babies approach unites body balancing with smart birth positioning.


1 Apr 2019

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Ep 67: Spinning Babies with Gail Tully, CPM

Birth Kweens

We’re talking with Gail Tully, CPM in this episode of the pod! Gail is a midwife and the founder of Spinning Babies, a series of techniques that promote balance in the pregnant body and optimal positioning for babies in utero. She’s a major influencer in the birth world today and we are so honored that she made time to talk with us! Here’s an overview of what we discussed with Gail: How she got into birth work and became a midwife What events in her career helped her understand the importance of fetal position The origins of Spinning Babies What factors influence a baby’s position in utero and why it matters Click here to access the Spinning Babies Parent Class Click here to access the Daily Essentials Video The Three Principles of Spinning Babies The Three Sisters The daily and weekly activities to do during pregnancy that promote optimal fetal positioning and, thus, a smoother easier birth A bit about how/when Spinning Babies techniques can be used in labor Info on using belly mapping to figure out what position your baby is in --- If you liked this episode of the Birth Kweens Podcast, tell your friends! And go to iTunes, Stitcher, GooglePlay, and Spotify to rate/review/subscribe to the show. For more from us, visit www.BirthKweens.com to sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram @BirthKweens, join our Facebook group the Birth Kweens Podcast Community, and email us at birthkweens@gmail.com with your questions, suggestions and feedback. Also, be sure to click here so that you can support the show while doing your regular Amazon shopping!

1hr 28mins

10 Jan 2019