Arthur’s Birth Story

Arthur’s Birth Story

Arthur’s Birth Story When I wrote Arthur’s birth notice for the newspaper, I described his birth as being a ‘joyous’ occasion. And it was! This isn’t a load of hippie hogwash either. The birth of my son was the most joyful, beautiful, and incredible experience of my...
2014 Southern Pod Hui

2014 Southern Pod Hui

2014 Southern Pod Hui   Over the weekend of the 17th and 18th of May, the Southern regional pod celebrated home birth together at Te Takutai o te Titi Marae (Colac Bay) in Southland, a stunning location. Our Hui brought together Members from Queenstown, Te Anau,...
Watt Family Birth Stories

Watt Family Birth Stories

Watt Family Birth Stories Luis’s Birth Story Paul and I had decided to start trying for our first child. First month unsuccessful, oh well not to worry, it was only early days. Three days before my next period was due, I just knew I was pregnant. It was the weekend...
Oscar’s Story

Oscar’s Story

Oscar’s Story   Getting pregnant again was far easier than we imagined, and again, an easy pregnancy, no morning sickness or anything dramatic. After the easy birth of Corban and seeing what a great little guy he was, I was in a good head space and intended to...
2014 International Day of the Midwife

2014 International Day of the Midwife

2014 International Day of the Midwife Press Release On the 5th of May, we celebrated International Day of the Midwife. Here’s the press release written by the talented Nadia Kersel May 5 – Nationwide – The Association for Prenatal and Perinatal...