Deciding to have a homebirth is a life-changing decision so it is one which you will want to make based on reliable, up-to-date information. These homebirth links will give you detailed information into the different issues surrounding homebirth. Find out why it is that homebirth is the safest birthing option for a low risk pregnancy. Look in more detail at how you can organise and plan your homebirth.
Follow the homebirth links below to inform yourself on the reasons why having a homebirth could be the right birth choice for you. Whether this is your first experience of homebirth or you already have personal or professional understanding, our homebirth links have the latest research on this topic.
Homebirth Access Sydney
A website for those interested in homebirthing in the Sydney region. You will find on their site information about their organisation, articles, birth notices, book reviews, directory of homebirth midwives, FAQ, Links, News & events, stories and the list goes on.
Home Birth Australia is a group of consumers and midwives committed to ensuring the survival of homebirth as a birth option for Australian women, with the overall aim of public funded homebirth across the country.
Homebirth Network SA
The Homebirth Network of South Australia is a network of people in the community who consider homebirth a safe and natural way of birthing. We insist on the rights of women to choose how and where they birth their babies. We believe this is a fundamental right for all women, especially in a time when birth is becoming increasingly medically managed, and women's birthing power is diminished.
Home Midwifery Association (Qld) Inc.
The Home Midwifery Association - a consumer-based organisation which offers information, education and support to women and families considering maternity care options, in particular, to those who are considering or are planning a birth at home. The Association also offers ongoing education and support for homebirth midwives.
Homebirth Reference Site
The aim of this site is not to persuade you to choose home birth. What I would like to do instead is to provide information about home birth, for parents who think that it might be the right choice for them, and for health professionals looking for facts and ideas.
Illawarra Birth Choices
Illawarra Birth Choices is a consumer advocacy group, based in the Illawarra region of NSW, Australia. We are a group of women providing support and sharing information about issues surrounding pregnancy, birth and maternity care.
Welcome to Joyous Birth. The safest way to birth now has a meeting place for all parents, professionals and community groups to gather, exchange information and offer support. Those seeking more information or considering all their birthing options are welcome to join, explore and ask questions.
Nicky Menzies' Homebirth Website
This website is there to help you learn a little bit about having your baby at home. Hopefully, it will answer some of your questions and also point you to where you can find out more.