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The following hospitals have won the annual My Birth Awards for the highest intervention rates in New South Wales.
These statistics come from the annual NSW Mothers and Babies Report (2009). Download here.
What are your chances of having a natural birth at your local hospital? Check the statistics of your local hospital here.
HIGHEST EMERGENCY CAESAREAN RATE [...]

Posted by My Birth news on June 17th, 2012 in Blog

Birth Choices Expo’s aim is to make information about pregnancy, birth & parenting more accessible so that you can make the right choices for you & your baby and experience the joy of parenting, just as you always dreamed!
You will have the opportunity, in a relaxed atmosphere, to meet with:
* Independent Midwives
* Birth Centre Midwives
* [...]

Posted by My Birth news on March 1st, 2010 in Blog

Campaign Tools – Events – Facebook – Register – Campaign so far
Women around Australia have been shocked and dismayed at the Rudd Government’s continued refusal to recognise their new maternity ‘reforms’ will remove Australian women’s fundamental human right to choose where and how she gives birth.
DOWNLOAD THE MEDIA RELEASE (PDF) 14 rallies across Australia, thousands [...]

Posted by My Birth news on February 7th, 2010 in Blog

Samarra was born into water by torchlight.  It was a magical moment as she lay on my chest and we stared at each other. I was thinking so you are my baby, and it was as if she was thinking so you are my mum. I am quietly proud that this was her birth experience [...]

Posted by Jennifer Brown on November 15th, 2009 in Stories

Keep the Home Fires Burning
I knock on the door to Robyn’s home, remembering the many times I knocked here before. Robyn answers the door with her usual smile. Her petite form hides the strength she has inside. She welcomes me into her lounge to wait, and returns to her rooms as she is seeing some [...]

Posted by My Birth on November 13th, 2009 in Profiles

My son was born at 2.01pm on Mother’s Day 2005. Being born into the world here in my bedroom in the birth pool. A very fast labour, after waiting for many days after his due date to arrive…. and he is huge 10 pounds 7 ounces. Luckily birthed without tears.
He was expected to arrive nearly [...]

Posted by admin on November 7th, 2009 in Stories

I took my decision to have a home birth for the birth of my second child very seriously, I had a good birth experience for the birth of my first child, but I had to be strong and actually leave the hospital during my labour to stop the doctor from intervening unnecessarily. This was due [...]

Posted by admin on October 16th, 2009 in Stories

Majella Clare and Rosie Patricia – 6 December 2005
40 weeks + 1 (3kg & 3.1kg)
Justine Caines is the former secretary of Homebirth Australia and a respected advocate of natural birth. She gave birth to twins at home in December 2005, and tells their story below. Justine has also written an article on risk and [...]

Posted by admin on October 16th, 2009 in Stories
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