The weightlessness of water can bring great relief during labour, And being submerged helps many women birth safely and naturally.
Doula and mother of four Lisa Chalmers explains why.
To download the article that we wrote for My Child, click the link here.
Sydney Morning Herald, Essential. June 2nd 2007
Carbon Neutral Births
Finally, the truth can be told : babies not coal fired power stations, are responsible for global warming. Mothers, too are recklessly harming the Earth by giving birth.
With Thanks to the North Coast Times. Perths community newspaper.
July 18- 24th July 2006
Click here to open an Adobe file outlining the Department of Healths policy on birth in water in South Australia.
Click here to open an Adobe file outlining the Department of Healths policy on labouring in water in South Australia.
Article From The Independent Newspaper in the UK. May 2006
More women should have babies at home, not in hospital, says Health Secretary
By Marie Woolf and Sophie Goodchild
Pregnant women are to be advised to give birth at home as part of a revolution in childbirth policy that will reverse decades of medical convention.