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.
A growing number of experts are calling for more funding and midwifery support to allow more ACT women to have properly supervised home births.
Hollywood is having a baby boom - and some of our favourite celebrity mums are welcoming their little ones at home.
The recall of hired home-birthing pools after a baby contracted Legionnaires' disease will have some parents-to-be worried, but there are guidelines about how to best - and safely - use a birthing pool.
New guidelines suggest that women who are pregnant with their second or subsequent children should be encouraged to give birth at home, as long as they aren't considered medium or high risk - but a lot needs to change before that can happen.
After two water births at home, I was determined to give birth to my son the same way. I just hoped this birth would be quicker than my last two.
It’s a controversial practice that has been branded both dangerous and irresponsible, but there's a growing trend among Australian women who are choosing to birth at home, free from any medical intervention or assistance.