Breech baby

Breech baby

Are you thinking ‘oh my god … my baby’s breech!’ What am I going to do? Facing birth decisions with a breech baby and breech birth. You might be working with an obstetrician or midwife who will try to turn your beech baby. And you may know that a…

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childbirth risk

Childbirth Risks

No one wants to hear that Life has any risks! We certainly don’t want to face the death of a mother after giving birth or a baby. Which is more tragic? Facing childbirth risks is important but you have to do this in a rational manner. No kidding. It’s…

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2nd labour and delivery

I want great delivery of second baby

You’re not alone. There are heaps and heaps of us who want to have a much better 2nd baby delivery. Really, when we fell pregnant with our first we just fell totally into the old and true adage: ‘There’s no way to know what your birth will be like’. Being…

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Hospital birth

Medical Vaginal Hospital Birth

Medical vaginal hospital birth! … you’re not going to a prison and it’ not a rice paddy. For some birthing women, the hospital is like a very good motel while for others giving birth in hospital is life saving. For some other pregnant women the idea of giving birth in…

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Free birth

Free Birth

We’re going to be very blunt with you in this article because you are planning and may have previously had a free birth. Or perhaps you end up with a very, very unplanned unassisted home birth.

You want to have a safe birth, of course, either way. Here are some of…

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home birth hospital transfer

Home birth hospital transfer

If you have chosen a home birth or Birth Center, you may have an image in your mind of a beautiful, natural, comfortable process, but sometimes reality doesn’t correspond to our hopes and desires. A home birth hospital transfer because of medical necessity is probably one of your biggest…

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