Homebirth in the US has increased by 20%. “At Home in Maine”, a new online film series about homebirth and midwifery care shows us why. The series features eleven films that present authentic intimate portraits of the homebirth experience and is produced by filmmaker
Natural Birth and Homebirth
For newly arrived refugee women, giving birth in a new country can be terrifying. The IRC’s pregnancy support program helps make the experience easier – and joyful. Baltimore, MD – After surviving a treacherous journey out of Myanmar to Malaysia, Hlawn Kim and her
BOLD 2011 Muskoka, Canada “The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.” - Anna Quindlen I’m a perfectionist, or so I’ve been told. Recently as a mom being
Thank you to Jennifer Barton for this guest post. When I found out I was pregnant, I was incredibly excited. And absolutely petrified. In addition to the big, scary questions – Is labor as painful as they say? Am I going to be a
Bring up the subject of pain in childbirth in a room full of women, and you’ll start a conversation that could go on for hours. Everyone has something to say on this topic—even people who never experienced labor themselves have a story to tell
By Doula Giuditta Tornetta Web Exclusive Your question: I’d love to have a natural homebirth, but I feel safer in the hospital. What do you suggest I do to create a homebirth environment at the hospital? Will a doula help me at the hospital?
A freestanding birth center is a facility devoted solely to the care of pregnant and laboring women. It is not physically attached to a hospital, although some are hospital-owned. Reasons To Choose A Freestanding Birth Center The National Association of Childbearing Centers reports