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The Gifts of Waterbirth

Recorded in March 2021 for the Association of Pre and Perinatal Psychology and Health (APPPAH)

Exploring Birth Movements in Water

Exploring Birth Movements in Water

Exploration if different positions for waterbirth. (from The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth by Sheila Kitzinger) [pdf-embedder url="https://waterbirth.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Birth-Movements-Kitzinger-1-1.pdf" title="Birth Movements-...

NHS Urges Home Births Over Hospitals

NHS Urges Home Births Over Hospitals

LONDON — Reversing a generation of guidance on childbirth, Britain’s National Health Service on Wednesday advised healthy women that it was safer to have their babies at home, or in a birth center, than in a hospital. Women with uncomplicated pregnancies — about 45...

Waterbirth seen as a less painful, less traumatic process

Waterbirth seen as a less painful, less traumatic process

  When Braylen Maurice Taylor came into the world at South Jersey Healthcare Elmer on April 24, he didn’t make a sound. Braylen was born under water. And when Braylen’s grandmother – Robin Taylor, nurse manager at the hospital – pulled him from the warm water and...