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The Homebirth Debate

The Homebirth Debate

Is a minority of hijackers misrepresenting major advances in Australian Midwifery?  Two edited takes debate the point

Caesar’s Legacy?

Caesar’s Legacy?

A Caesarean is meant to be a lifesaving operation rather than an operation of convenience. But figures show that many Caesarean deliveries are carried out where the threat of emergency does not exist. 

Active Birth

Active Birth

Active Birth offers a woman in labour the freedom to move around. You may wish to include elements of this method in your birthing options.

Homebirth

Homebirth

Many women choose to give birth in the familiar, non-clinical environment of their home. While homebirths are less common than other methods, there is growing interest amongst women to give birth at home in a familiar environment.

Le Boyer

Le Boyer

Frederick Le Boyer believed birthing experiences should occur in an harmonious environment with no talking. Read about his philosophy which is based on traditional Indian practices.

Waterbirth

Waterbirth

Water is recognised as an effective form of pain control favoured by an incresing number of women.


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