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15 Aug 2019

The Hutton et al. 2019 Meta-analysis

There is now clear evidence that home birth leads to better outcomes for women compared to hospital birth and it is time this was given more attention.

24 Apr 2019

Trustee Elections 2019

Nominations are open for trustees for the Home Birth Aotearoa Trust. We welcome nominations from all members of our home birth community and are looking for members who can bring a diverse cultural and professional representation to the board. Trusteeship is a voluntary position,  strategically managing the activities of the trust in collaboration with our […]

23 Oct 2018

Home Birth Awareness Week 2018

Home Birth Awareness Week (22-29 Oct 2018) #HBAW2018 New Zealand’s Home Birth Awareness Week begins, quite suitably, on Labour Day each year. During this week, families and communities around the nation celebrate the choice that all women have to birth at home in New Zealand. For Home Birth Aotearoa, the national collective of New Zealand’s […]

04 Sep 2018

Home Birth Aotearoa National Hui 2018

He ora te whakapiri, Whiria to tangata There is strength in unity, weave the people together Kia ora koutou katoa, the Wellington Home Birth Association invites you to join us at the 2018 Home Birth  Aotearoa National Hui “Unity is Strength”, as we come together on this occasion we would like you to bring with […]

27 Mar 2018

Our Prizewinners – Professional division

One of the key elements to a strong homebirth message,is a resource of powerful, compelling birth images. The professional entries in our photography competition do great justice to the medium. Some of these photos go straight to the heart of why we do what we do. These birth photographers showcase their skill and talent so […]

26 Mar 2018

Our Prizewinners – Home Birth Aotearoa Photography Competition 2017/2018

Tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou katoa, and welcome to the announcement of our 2017/2018 prizewinners for the Home Birth Aotearoa Photography competition. So many beautiful photos were submitted, it was a true challenge to choose the winning pictures. What a rich and wonderful selection. These photos will become an essential resource for the mahi we […]

16 Dec 2017

Home Birth Aotearoa Photography Competition 2017/2018 – Terms & Conditions

Home Birth Aotearoa Photo specifications: Minimum file size 1MB Maximum file size 5MB Photos must be submitted as JPEG files Artworks may be submitted as JPEG or vector image files We advise to leave the format of your image in rectangle shape; images may be cropped to 8in x 10in (20cm x 25cm). Square images are […]

16 Dec 2017

Home Birth Aotearoa Photography Competition 2017/2018

One of our struggles, as a voluntary organisation working in a charitable space, is securing high quality, home birth specific photos with an Aotearoa flavour. To address this we are holding the Home Birth Photography Competition 2017/2018 Enter the Home Birth Aotearoa Photography & Art Competition Whenever we explore stock imagery options, there are a […]

06 Dec 2017

10 actions to support homebirth – 1. Have a Student Midwife at your Birth

One of the key goals of the Home Birth Aotearoa Trust, is to promote and support homebirth. Even for women and whanau who choose not to birth in the home space, choice of birth place is the cornerstone of true choice and therefore of human rights in birth. Without choice, there cannot be consent. In […]

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