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Morning coffee round up

For your reading pleasure. I hope you’ll grab a beverage, sit down and spend a little time with me and the other readers. Got something to share that you think others may enjoy? Please feel free to share in the … Continue reading

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Congratulations to this beautiful family

Birth, like life, comes in all forms. This is the story of a woman’s journey to mothering her two girls and the lotus transition of her new babe, Eleanor Carmel as well. I hope you feel inspired by this normal … Continue reading

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Like to help out with some research for a PhD student in Australia?

Meet Emily Burns, PhD student at the University of Western Sydney’s Centre for Cultural Research. Looks like a great thesis in the making and sorely needed! Good luck, Emily! This post is to ask if anyone here would be willing … 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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Samantha has birthed at home twice

I live in Sydney, Australia. I am Anglo. I have a partner. I am the first person in my family that I know of who has homebirthed. I work from home so I can be a SAHM. I have had … Continue reading

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Why be an autonomous consumer of the healthcare system?

In recent years as midwife-assisted homebirth has become more topical in the mainstream press, so too freebirth* or family birth, has also become more widely known. Our culture of control over women means that the shock value of women birthing … Continue reading

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