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On Birth – and with due deference to Nancy Wainer whose revolutionary thoughts helped so many of us frame our own.

I propose that we reclaim birth. Our first step can be the removal of labels from birthing. Birth is birth. Women are women. We’re not mothers, wives, primips, multis or “the VBAC in room 3”, we’re women. We’re women at … Continue reading

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Benefits

  There are no benefits to: intact genitals ecological breastfeeding autonomy privacy spontaneous physiological birth vaginal birth after caesarean not travelling in labour never being separated from your baby after birth physiological third stage skin on skin confidentiality being respected … Continue reading

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Belinda will have her next baby at home

My name is Belinda and I live in a town in the Southern Highlands of NSW. I have only had one child, and she was born via emergency c section at my local hospital. I had always wanted a very … Continue reading

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No more unnecessareans **trigger warnings**

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Katie just wanted a vaginal birth

This is the link to my birth story http://earthymotherhood.blogspot.com/2010/06/hbac-waterbirth-of-archer-guest-post-by.html Where do you live? Perth How many homebirths have you had? 1  Why did you birth at home? Because I wanted a vaginal birth and I wanted it done safely without fear … Continue reading

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Jo had a HBA2C!

Where do you live? Bull Creek, Western Australia How many homebirths have you had? 2 tries at it Why did you birth at home? Because i wasn’t sick- only having a baby. It was created at home and should be … Continue reading

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Giving and receiving the gift of birth

  Giving and receiving the gift of birth. It is no accident that we call the act of bringing babies earthside a gift. The first gift we can give to our children is the manner of their birthing, so we … Continue reading

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April had two hospitals births then a freebirth

I live in Warrnambool – South West Victoria. I am Caucasian. I am married and am a stay at home mum (who sells the odd handcrafted placenta over the Internet LOL). And I have had one homebirth after a previous … Continue reading

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