The Labor Link is a rope device
three feet long. It is constructed with
and has clear, vinyl handles. The rope body between
is covered with a colorful fabric 'scrunchy'. You
identification information on the back of the tag.
The Labor Link comes
with it's own mesh laundry bag that also doubles as a carry-bag.
device is completely washable and is designed to be
Labor Link has great potential for shortening second stage
by helping the mother focus her pushes and get the
of each one. Birth attendants know full well the
an efficient second stage. The eye contact with
with her on the other end of the Labor Link is
her emotional support.
these times of high technology in the birth room, the Labor
Link is simplistic, innovative and effective for
the second stage. It is a connection to the laboring
physically and emotionally. It is a lifeline of
literally puts birth back in the hands of women.
The Labor Link has been
called 'truly revolutionary'.
It's actually a new twist on the old technique of
in the ends of a sheet for the pushing stage. The
hold one knot and someone else would hold the other.
Link is far more efficient, with clear, vinyl handles
specifically for comfort and durability. Colorful and
the Labor Link is an attractive addition to any birth
labor nurses, you will want
a Labor Link closeby in every room!
You can use a Labor
Link in any birth place: the tub,
the birth stool or in the bed.
The Labor Link is very lightweight so you can hang it around
your neck (like a stethoscope) while you're waiting
educators - This is an excellent tool for your classes.
"I couldn't believe the difference in my
pushes after I started using the Labor Link—it was like night and day! I
loved the eye contact with my midwife at the other end. I would
recommend it to anyone."
Ari Aho, Mom who used the Labor Link
I love the concept and design
of the Labor Link. I know
women and their attendants will want to use this in
birth centers and hospitals.
Barbara Harper, RN, Director
Waterbirth International (Portland, Oregon)
When the nurses at Dunlap Memorial Hospital in
Orrville, Ohio saw the Labor Link, they immediately
goodness we don't have to use rolled up bed sheets or
anymore. This really makes sense."
Barbara Harper, RN, Director
Labor Link makes perfect sense and works wonderfully.
It's just what we need to help mothers during the
Holly Steiner, RN
I couldn't believe the difference in my
pushes after I
started using the Labor Link—it was like night and
I loved the eye contact with my midwife at the other
would recommend it to anyone.
Ari Aho, Mom who used the
difference in the pushing effort when a woman is
using the Labor Link! She has much more control and
every push. We use the Labor Link wherever the mother
is when she is pushing. I love how it works for waterbirth.
Debby Schneider, Midwife
With my first baby I
pushed for some time before the midwife
suggested I use the Labor Link. What a difference!
really helped me concentrate my pushes. I loved using
Anastasia, first-time Mom
After a long labor with my first baby, I
up with an epidural. The Labor Link helped me make the
of my pushes. I was glad there was one at the hospital