Freedom for Birth

Freedom for Birth

Women to claim their rights in childbirth with 1,000 Global Premieres Human rights abuses during childbirth will be highlighted in a powerful new documentary to be launched on 20th September 2012. Described by the filmmakers as “the biggest event in the history of...
Cochrane Review of Homebirth Updated

Cochrane Review of Homebirth Updated

Observational studies of increasingly better quality and in different settings suggest that planned home birth in many places can be as safe as planned hospital birth and with less intervention and fewer complications. This is an update of a Cochrane review first...
Oliver’s Home Birth

Oliver’s Home Birth

Oliver Byron’s Homebirth – By Heidi Casey Photographer Georgia Brizuela –  www.documentingdelight.com I have been trying to write your birth story for over two weeks now little Oliver Byron. I know I must not take too long for although I will never...
Childbirth and the Law – the law of pregnancy and birth

Childbirth and the Law Forum

Who decides how and where a baby is born? Who bears the risks of childbirth? What role do midwives and doctors have in protecting the unborn baby? What legal rights do women have to choose how they give birth? How can we create the best maternity care system possible...
Birth Rights Human Rights 2012 Conference

Birth Rights Human Rights 2012 Conference

Homebirth Australia Conference 2012 Birth Rites Human Rights 27-29 July 2012 Keynote speakers – Jan Tritten Jan Tritten is the founder and editor-in-chief of Midwifery Today magazine and a midwife who was in active practice from 1977–1989. Registrations NOW...
Call for consultation on homebirth

Call for consultation on homebirth

URGENT ACTION REQUIRED – TAKE ACTION NOW Your letters and emails DO make a difference! On 27 April 2012, all State and Territory Health Ministers will meet at the Standing Council on Health to discuss the future of Homebirth in Australia. An options paper has...