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Nikki had to wait a day for sushi!

When I fell pregnant – after a 2 year battle with fertility problems – I was 30 years old. My husband and I were lucky enough to be living in New Zealand at the time. As Australian citizens we were … Continue reading

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Nina loved her homebirth

There was never any question for me of a hospital birth.   I can’t stand the places, and the idea of giving the care of something so personal as giving birth over to a male doctor absolutely horrified me; at the … Continue reading

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Peta has birthed at home twice (so far!)

Where do you live?  I live in Greenwood, Western Australia How many homebirths have you had?  I have had 2 home births. Why did you birth at home?  I birthed at home because I believe, for me, it was where … Continue reading

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Kerrilynn realised a natural birth wouldn’t happen in hospital

Where do you live? Beerwah, Sunshine Coast, QLD How many homebirths have you had? One Why did you birth at home? I wanted to have a completely natural birth without intervention. Through reading and research I came to the realisation … Continue reading

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Effie had her first babe at home

Where do you live? WHEELERS HILL, MELBOURNE, VICTORIA How many homebirths have you had? ONE Why did you birth at home? I HAVENT HAD ANY GOOD EXPERIENCES IN HOSPITALS, DOCTORS HAVE ALWAYS SCARED ME, I AM VERY STUBBORN IN MY … Continue reading

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Emma has had eight homebirths!

Who homebirths? ME! My name is Emma and my eight children have all been born at home. My oldest child was born when I was 20 and my youngest when I was 35. The land of my birth is England … Continue reading

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Why I don’t do due dates – one woman’s perspective

A first time birthing woman I know has been managing the fear others are feeling around her upcoming birth by choosing to present some facts for those who haven’t yet found out that obstetrics is mostly antiquated nonsense. I found … Continue reading

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Talia is planning a homebirth for her first baby

  I am a 25 year old married woman, of Irish ancestry, living what most would see as a very conventional life – we own our home, both work in corporate jobs, drive European cars.  So, of course, people fall … Continue reading

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Sarah’s first baby was homebirthed with doulas and her partner attending

I live in Melbourne, Australia. I have a bachelor of arts, with honours in political science. I’m a white, married, heterosexual. I am the mother of one homeborn daughter. She was born shortly after my 25th birthday, in the presence … Continue reading

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