Reflections

      Suffrage to Birth

      Today marks the 124th anniversary of Women’s Suffrage, it is also 27 years since the Nurses Amendment Act was passed (28 August 1990) These…

      Hygge in Homebirth

      It may be an old concept but the Danish word hygge (pronounced hoogeh) has become much more widely known in the last few years….

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      It’s her choice

      Choosing homebirth can be monumental, or it can be as ordinary as laundry and cups of tea. Each step to homebirth can be lifechanging,…

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      Our Editorial

      We need to stop using birth as a metric for pain. A few years ago I had a wisdom tooth out, during the healing…

      reflections

      Our editorial

      As Autumn folds away summer and we move into longer nights, we take this magazine issue to reflect

      Home Birth Magazine

      Our Editorial

      On August 31 the New Zealand College of Midwives took a courageous move to sue our Ministry of Health for Pay Equality. Their case,…

      reflections

      Our Editorial

      How we birth is closely tied to our human rights, which is why we should be concerned about global trends.

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      Editorial

      Our midwifery system in New Zealand is world class, and it needs to be protected. Support midwives to support us.

      Home Birth News

      Our Editorial

      We bring our magazine full circle. Four seasons of Home Birth Matters, and four seasons of your voices in print.

      Home Birth News

      Our Editorial

      Looking back to move forwards, we look at how the home birth movement has grown over the years.

      Home Birth News

      Editorial

      This magazine has been a long time coming; it feels like we have been nurturing this baby for more than 9 months…