'Birth Basket' containing supplies for during labour and birth and just after birth.

Home birth supplies

Everything on this list is only a recommendation and you can pick and choose what suits you best Basics A waterproof mat – this can be a blanket over the top of tarpaulin or a plastic drop cloth, a waterproof backed picnic blanket, a birth mat (instructions on how to make one here), etc. Two … Read more

Screenshot of Saraswathi Vedam's presentation, "Home or Hospital: Holding the Space for Human Birth" at TEDxAmherstCollege (YouTube video)

Homebirth Papers

On this page, you can find a list of research, studies, meta analyses, reviews,  summaries, etc. on home birth to date. If you know of a paper not listed here, please contact [email protected] to have it included. 1996 Healthy low risk women who wish to deliver at home have no increased risk either to themselves … Read more

What you need for home water birth

What you may need: The pool itself – you may like to partially inflate or set up the pool, and then finish it off once labour has commenced. You can put soft mats underneath the pool and pillows under waterproof layers, for extra softness and padding You may like to have other materials for waterproofing … Read more

Antenatal class with baby dolls and placenta

Antenatal / Preparation Classes

MAMA Maternity Birth and Parenting Preparation Courses For first time parents who are interested in finding out about the how they can support the normal process of labour and birth and prepare for responsively parenting their baby and establishing successful breastfeeding.13 Coyle Street, Sandringham.https://www.mamamaternity.co.nz/whats-on/antenatal-class/ Kaupapa Maori program that is inclusive of all Ōrākei Marae, 59b … Read more

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