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...
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...