The homebirth of Miss Maggie Rose
The homebirth of Miss Maggie Rose. Looking back I had prodomal labour for at least a week prior to her birth. After numerous false starts, especially in the evenings ... it was all starting to wear very thin.
Waterbirth with my tenth baby
After nine active and drug free hospital births with deliveries by midwives, I found myself having a waterbirth with my 10th baby. This was, I would say, an accident as it hadn’t even entered my mind to have a waterbirth.
The Birth of Lia RoseBirth Story -
Nine months ago Lia was born and it now seems like an eternity ago. I can’t believe it has taken me this long to get around to writing Lia’s birth story. Life is very full and there never seems enough time.
Moonlit MagicBirth Story -
Our decision to have a homebirth was almost as shocking to me initially as it was to so many of the people we told who warned us against it however as a reader and researcher, we watched, reviewed and interviewed greatly and felt a deep sense of calm and faith in home birthing.
Reflections of My Pregnancy and Jasmine’s birth
I started to question what I was doing being a so called ‘patient’ for our chosen obstetrician, so after many hours of research on the internet, a month later I was a changed woman. I realized that my philosophies were very old beliefs and that the medical approach to pregnancy and birth had become so ingrained in our culture and was now bursting full of excitement, wonder and awe at my new decision to birth our baby at home.
Jasmine's Birth Story
Jasmine was born on Saturday 21st November 2009 at 42+1 weeks. Her birth was much anticipated, especially as I had been having braxton hicks contractions on and off for over a month before labour started, and gone past my “guess date” by two weeks.
Twin Home Water Birth
Justine Caines is the secretary of Homebirth Australia and a respected advocate of natural birth. She gave birth to twins at home in December 2005, and tells their story
Jarred's BirthBirth Story
- Jane Palmers account of the birth of her second baby Jarred, born at home in water. Jarred's birth was hard but satifying though there were some unexpected outcomes.
Waterbirth At HomeBirth Story
- One couples journey preparing for the home water birth of their first child.
My Homebirth Experience And Our First Baby - Kyra!Birth Story
- Lisa recounts Kyra's homebirth in water shared by her family and the days following.
Finn's Birth StoryBirth Story
- Melinda found Finn's birth the most empowering experience of her life. He was born at home in her bath tub while her midwives were on their way.