Our members are very supported in group to make their own choices, with our Home Birth Transfer Is NOT A Failure ethos, all our births are celebrated.
Sadly, this support for informed choice is not, in the main supported by their care providers, as their following words show.
These snapshot figures from a quick poll in my Home Birth Support Group, should make over arching maternity services hang their heads in shame.
Since coronavirus impacted, I am spending upwards of 60 hours a week in groups, supporting women, against a backdrop of increasing coercion.
These birth stories are so important to share. Induction is not always positive and that is because it comes from a lack of informed consent. Cara* had the support of our Home Birth Support Group UK and her doula and knew and understood the induction process and her rights to informed choice and to wait. She also had the full support of her husband which is vital.Stories of empowered women and families, who have remained in control of their own births and made their own decisions carry such weight. This is the story of Cara’s* birth, not a medical procedure.
This is the birth story of Laura Jane and her twin girls – Caitlyn and Evelyn, Laura joined our Home Birth Support Group UK to share her story. Post date, home birthed, twins. I literally held my breathe when I read it. “I’m trying to share this story as much as Read more…