Tag: home birth

“Get those consumers out of the bushes”

When midwife Susanne Houd was interviewed about the history of home birth in Denmark, she shared her thoughts on how to bring about change.. “The consumers need to get together and get visible. That is really the number one thing.…

Fathers describe home birth as magical

A study which looked at the experiences of eight fathers whose partners had a planned home birth in Ireland has found that, although several of the men initially had reservations about this, the experience was a very positive one which…

Curiosity and the Caul

Carrie was having a fairly fast and furious labour, and had spent most of it journeying between the sink and the toilet in her upstairs bathroom. The toilet was her ‘best’ place, and she spent so much time on it…