Homebirth up by 56% in one year

Homebirth up by 56% in one year

Latest Australian data shows homebirth rates increased by 56% in one year. There were 863 homebirths in 2009 and 1345 in 2010. Australia’s mothers and babies 2010 is the 20th annual report on pregnancy and childbirth in Australia providing national information on...
Childbirth and the Law Forum

Childbirth and the Law Forum

The Childbirth and the Law Forum explored the legal issues surrounding birth at home and in hospital. Writer and social commentator Catherine Deveny (@catherinedeveny), who hosted the conference says that “there is a crisis in Australian birthing. It is a...