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Webinar Follow-Up: What has the Pinard Taught Us?

  On June 21, 2018, Ginger and Lesley from the Grow Midwives team hosted an intimate webinar exploring the lessons the wonderful tool known as the Pinard has taught the midwifery community.   If you would like to follow along with the presentation, Ginger’s Prezi can be found here. [rtbs name=”what-has-the-pinard-taught-us”]

What is a Pinard? – The World’s Oldest Tool For Hearing Fetal Heartbeats

  In 1895, Adolphe Pinard (1844–1934) a French obstetrician, designed an elegant, trumpet-shaped instrument for listening to babies in utero. This trumpet was made of wood and featured a single diameter opening drilled through the center. Using this simple tool, sound made by the fetal heart was efficiently transmitted to the listener’s ear. Aptly named… Continue reading What is a Pinard? – The World’s Oldest Tool For Hearing Fetal Heartbeats