Midwife associations and home birth advocates have criticised the ACT's first publicly funded home birth trial as too restrictive, causing women who initially welcomed the program to withdraw interest.
"I understood finally that this was the child that was meant for me to hold in my arms and to raise."
A leading obstetrician has warned the ACT's first publicly-funded home birth trial will put women and unborn children at risk.
Expectant mothers in Canberra will soon have the option of giving birth at home as part of the first publicly-funded trial in the ACT.
Losing my daughter after a highly traumatic hospital birth left me open to anything that might result in a different outcome.
Am I a home birth advocate? No. I am an advocate for women choosing the birth they want.
In Brazil, more women are having caesareans - but one couple hopes to help change that with a new series of photos.
I was on a high. I'd done it all by myself with no help from anyone.
While most people might think home-birthers are just a bunch of hippies, I was not blase about my son's birth. I was informed and prepared for it.
It's not healthy or helpful for expectant mothers.
One of the most talked about and provocative documentaries about childbirth is having its own rebirth.