Birth Story: Reese and Dahlia

I needed to birth at home. I would go to the hospital if a life-threatening emergency presented itself, but home is where I am most comfortable. Home, to me, is where my baby belonged when he or she emerged into this world.

Birth Story: Jenny and Evy

A huge thank you to Jenny for sharing her birth story - an unplanned home birth - with us!

How Having A New Baby Has Made Me So Very Angry

Having my baby boy has led to an exponential growth in love in our family, but it has also made me very angry. Not at him or anyone close to us, but at our society that continues to devalue family and children.

Birth Story – Shawna from Australia

Let me tell you a story about an end and a beginning. This story takes place over a very short period of time, only twelve hours, but being as it was the end of Life As We Knew It, the beginning of Motherhood for me, and the beginning of Life for you, it is a significant one. It's the story of our journey through your coming into this world.

Birth Story: Alex from Adelaide, AU

Another wonderful birth story coming from Australia this time, thanks to Alex over at Alive and Blogging :)

Birth Story: Sam from the UK

Another amazing birth story, this time from our Doula friend Sam from Blooming Miracle Doula Services.

Guest Post: A Letter Regarding Birth and Breastfeeding

The following is an email sent to Professor Elizabeth Armstrong of Princeton University after she wrote an op-ed piece for the New York Times on the use of formula in hospitals. I believe they both make wonderful points and hope more people consider all the factors that can help women and babies have the best start in life.

Birth Story: Lizzie from the UK

Thank you to Lizzie for sharing a wonderful home birth story!

One Step At A Time

Here is a personal story about how making changes to how one parents one step at a time can do more good than we may give credit for…

Re:Birth Volume 5

I want to highlight the primary article in this current volume though as it is the summary of a case in Ontario that paved the way for the legalization and licensing of midwifery in Ontario.