What kind of Midwife will I be?

What kind of Midwife will I be?

I’m passionate about birth and have been for over 25 years as a midwife, assisting over 1000 women birth both at home and in hospitals (and in various other precarious places as well!). I’m practicing as a private midwife in Australia and have done since 2009 before...
The Role of Fear in the Birthing Process

The Role of Fear in the Birthing Process

This is an excellent article that discussed the psychological and physiological effects of fear arising in the birthing process. Well worth the read to develop an awareness of your own reactions to thoughts and fears about birth. Click here to read full article. The...

Water Birth is for Whales and Dolphins, not Babies

This is a comment I still hear lamented in a birthing suite by Doctors and Midwives in spite of the research and evidence documented for years now (by experts like Michel Odent and Barbara Harper).  Waterbirth is simple, yet the birth of a baby in water brings a...