THE JOURNEY HOME: THREE GENERATIONS OF HOME BIRTH

THE JOURNEY HOME: THREE GENERATIONS OF HOME BIRTH

By Nancy Johnsonpreviously published in Birth Issues Fall 2011 My parents are quietly conservative. My husband and I are reluctant radicals. Our daughters are savvy Internet-age researchers and cautious consumers. What do we have in common? We have all chosen to birth...
JOHAN’S BIRTH STORY: My home birth after a cesarean

JOHAN’S BIRTH STORY: My home birth after a cesarean

By Stephanie Nyhof-DeMoorpreviously published in Birth Issues Summer 2009 On Thursday January 29, my due date, Liesbet and I went to West Edmonton Mall to do some walking and to try to get labour started. I started to feel these twinges in my pelvis, at first I...
HE SAID SHE SAID: on our home birth

HE SAID SHE SAID: on our home birth

By Marlene and Brent Wurfelpreviously published in Birth Issues Spring 2010 SHE SAYS: We had lots of great reasons for choosing a homebirth for Number 3. We live in a story-and-a-half house in an old suburb of Edmonton and we love our home. I have long since hung up...