Home Birth

Born in the Wild: Exploitation or Empowerment?

Amy C | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Amy C

I think reality TV has been around long enough now that people are aware of the potential pitfalls of being on TV. In particular, the kind of women who want to give birth in the woods are more than likely to be strong-willed and resilient enough to make their own choices regarding being on TV.

Attachment Parenting vs the NHS - What's the Problem?

Francesca Richards-Spiller | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Francesca Richards-Spiller

I am a mum of two whose ethos, I would say, is pretty sympathetic to "attachment parenting". In my view, we are basically mammals, and natural birth, breastfeeding, co-sleeping and baby-wearing are all normal and natural things for mothers and babies. Here's the thing, I am also a qualified paediatric nurse.

Freedom for Birth - Can Anyone Argue Against Respecting Women's Rights in Childbirth?

Toni Harman | Posted 01.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Toni Harman

Horrific abuse in childbirth happens every day in developing nations where women and their babies are often denied access to life-saving obstetric care. In fact, we intend to focus on this in a future film.

'Cost-Saving' Home Births Proposed For Second-Time Mums

PA | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Giving birth at home may be the safest and cheapest option for women who already have children, a study claimed today. University of Oxford researc...

Home Birth Risk For New Mothers

PA | Posted 25.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

First-time mothers who opt for a home birth are almost three times more likely to have a baby who dies or suffers brain damage, a major n...