Homebirth

Putting birth back where it belongs – with women, babies, and their families.

Let’s Do Away With The Pregnancy Due Date!

Let’s Do Away With The Pregnancy Due Date!

Due dates are often viewed as the pinnacle of scientific prediction, and health care for pregnant women. In reality they are neither. The mental anguish they create is damaging to women and babies.…

Regulating Obstetrics Like We regulate Midwifery?

Regulating Obstetrics Like We regulate Midwifery?

Who regulates obstetrics? Obstetricians themselves. Who regulates midwifery? Obstetricians! In what other practice would this be seen as anything less than a serious conflict of interests? NONE!…

The DOs and DON’Ts of Unhindered Birth

The DOs and DON’Ts of Unhindered Birth

Trusting your body, and trusting birth, it's all well and good, however it won't mean you achieve an unhindered birth! Follow these simple DOs and DON'Ts and you will increase your odds significantly.…

The Questions They Love To Ask About Homebirth

The Questions They Love To Ask About Homebirth

Tell anyone that you're planning a homebirth and the odds are exceptionally good they'll have a stack of weird, whacky questions for you. You might like to try out some of these answers on them.…

Should I Compromise On My Birth Wishes?

Should I Compromise On My Birth Wishes?

Should you compromise on your birth plan to help other people stay in their comfort zone? What if compromise, takes you well out of your own comfort zone? Women should not have to compromise on birth.…