This is the story, in her own words, of Ruth Osman, a member of the Home Birth Chat Group UK. “Finally got round to typing this up, birth story of baby born at home at 42+5 weighing 10lbs. Birth of Robert Bruce Osman 12th September 2018 I had been booked in for having my third […]
This is the story, in her own words, of Jen Lewis, a member of our South Wales Home Birth and Hopefuls Group. Jen had been looking forward to her home birth, enjoying support from the group and her community midwife, with whom she had an excellent relationship. As is the way of birth however, things […]
Monthly Meet Up For The South Wales Homebirth and Hopefuls Group.
Can it really happen under current birthing practice and how can it happen? The longest placental delivery I had ever seen until recently was at a freebirth – 3.5 hours, it was a beautiful time, the parents and I just sat – chatting, it was beautiful, mum held baby and we sat by the firelight […]
Birthing women are not children, they are not 5 years old or 10 or 15, and if they are teenagers, they are at this point in time transitioning very rapidly into womanhood. This is not a good girl either – she is a feisty child with her own mind and her own feelings. She would […]