We know that every water birth is different. But we also know that so many women are drawn to giving birth in water and have positive birth experiences in a birth pool.
So what’s it really like?
In the world of pregnancy and birth, the terms “natural birth” and “natural childbirth” are frequently used.
I recently had the privilege of attending the Homebirth Australia conference in Sydney. Even after decades of working in the birth world, I learnt so much, connected with some amazing birth workers, and left feeling so inspired and renewed.
Yay, you want a water birth! We love that more women are drawn to water birth, because it supports natural birth and gentle transitions into the world for baby.
What are the benefits of pregnancy yoga?
What does birth actually look like? Probably not what you’ve seen on tv.
Preparing your birth space to welcome your new baby into the world can be a very special ritual.
How can midwives and doulas make water birth more accessible for their clients?
Water birth is becoming an increasing option for women in childbirth and accepted in many more hospitals now.
How common is homebirth in Australia? Is it becoming more popular?