fetoscope

Tools of the Trade – Fetoscope

Last month, I posted about the pros and cons of using a handheld device to listen to babies heartbeat intermittently versus using continuous fetal monitoring like hospitals do.  You can read that post here.  The focus on that post was more on using a handheld Doppler which uses sound waves to pick up the echo …

Tools of the Trade - Doppler

Tools of the Trade – Doppler

Can you listen to the baby’s heartbeat?  How do you do that without lugging around those big old machines like the hospital has?  These are some of the questions that I get asked pretty frequently.  There are several different types of devices to listen to baby’s heart rates during pregnancy and birth.  The hand held …

Tools of the Trade

Tools of the Trade – Blood Pressure Cuff

Last year, I was looking for ways to promote my business and midwifery.  My little brother also owns his own business in Nevada. He owns Orbis Tech Services which does audio/visual and security installations.  He was telling me about how he had joined an international business networking group with chapters everywhere.  He had tripled his …