How to Set Up a Birth Pool

How to Set Up a Birth Pool You’re pregnant – Congratulations! And you’ve decided on a waterbirth – Terrific! Now to the next question …. how to set up a birth pool! This article is designed to assist you in navigating your way through selecting, erecting, using and ultimately packing away your birth pool.


The History of Waterbirth

The History of Waterbirth To the untrained eye, those offering opinions on the safety and value of waterbirth might be seen to be debating a relatively new and radical practice. It is perhaps easy to assume that as land bound mammals that land is where we are intended to birth. However, this simplistic notion


Waterbirth with my tenth baby

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. Well 4 days past my due date I went


Lila – Birthing Home Waterbirth

Lila - Birthing Home Waterbirth This is a wonderful home waterbirth video. The baby is birthed into the water, in the caul, in the occiput-posterior position. You will see that the midwife is hands off and there is no interference with the birth.


Water Birth Photo Gallery

Water Birth Photo Gallery Waterbirth facilitates gentle, safe and empowering birth. This waterbirth photo gallery celebrates the wonderful option of waterbirth. Photos can say far more than words. Click on the image to see it at full size. We'd love to recieve your photos to add to this page. If you would like to


Labouring and Birthing in Water

Labouring and Birthing in Water By Hannah Dahlen ‘I’ve always loved the water’ Christina tells me. Her voice is gentle and contemplative. ‘I have a long candlelit bath every night. I feel really at home in the water, so it just seemed perfect for birthing.’ When Christina was pregnant with her second child, Aluca,


Cleaning and Disinfecting Guidelines Eco Birth Pool

Cleaning and Disinfecting Guidelines Eco Birth Pool After using the pool, all water and debris should be removed from inside the pool. Prepare 20 litres of Milton solution, approximately 2 buckets full. 2 Milton tabs for 10 litres of warm water. Allow Milton tabs to dissolve. Empty warm Milton solution into pool and rinse


FAQ – Aquaborn Eco Birth Pool

FAQ - Aquaborn Eco Birth Pool Is the Aquaborn Eco Birth Pool right for me? If you and your baby are healthy, and your midwife has not raised any concerns about the suitability of using warm water during labour or birth, then an Eco Birth Pool can provide you with the perfect solution for