Hospital Birth

Everything you need to know to go into a hospital birth.

Stop! Don’t Share That Caesarean Video

Stop! Don’t Share That Caesarean Video

Have you seen a "natural" caesarean video recently? Have you been thinking that maybe it could be helpful to your friend that had a caesarean? Be careful, because it might just upset them instead.…

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.…

5 Very Good Reasons Not To Induce Labour

5 Very Good Reasons Not To Induce Labour

You're heavily pregnant, your care provider tells you that they can induce labour now. Sounds good doesn't it? You can meet your baby soon! Beware though: Induction is not a risk free option.…

Maternity Mythology Debunked For The Modern Mother

Maternity Mythology Debunked For The Modern Mother

Do you believe in Modern Maternity Mythology? Most people in industrialised countries do! Modern maternity care is great if you are sick, but for well women, it pays to be a fully informed consumer.…

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