Webinar Follow-Up: What has the Pinard Taught Us? 1 July 12, 2018

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

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July 11, 2018

  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.

What is a Pinard? – The World’s Oldest Tool For Hearing Fetal Heartbeats 2 June 24, 2018

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

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June 15, 2018

  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 after its creator, the Pinard