Home birth risky without professional assistance

2018-10-17 10:25

While culture is very important, women who want to deliver a baby at home should make sure they are helped by someone who is properly trained.

More and more women are giving birth at home. Here's why...

Home Birth SA's Lana Petersen sheds light on the misconceptions that surround home birthing in SA. We talk fears, procedures and resources as we break down the realities and benefits of this birthing method.

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Birth video: Siblings at a home birth

2014-07-22 14:29

A beautiful video that shows just how special a home birth can be. [WARNING: Graphic content]

Supplies for a home water birth

2014-03-07 16:50

Preparing to give birth at home is not as simple as you think.

Birth video: An unassisted home birth

2013-09-27 14:02

Life begins simply in this unassisted home birth video (Warning: graphic footage).

Birth video: "My third water home birth"

A doctor shares her third water home birth with the world.

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Home birth for dads

2013-04-09 13:56

Luke Preston shares his positive experience of a home birth.

Home birth tragedy

2012-02-01 14:21

Outspoken advocate for home birth dies after birthing complications.


An unassisted home birth

2010-08-05 11:54
This mom had no medical help and gave birth at home.

This mom had no medical help and gave birth at home.

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Home or hospital?

2009-10-28 14:25

More and more women are opting for home births assisted by midwives. What are the advantages of having a home birth?


Nelia's birth story: At home water birth

2017-07-13 10:50

Nelia Strydom shares her journey of birthing baby no. 2, and found that it's not always a quicker delivery the second time around.

"I wouldn't do a home birth again, too risky"

2015-01-09 13:41

Despite many success stories home birth still has a lot of risks.


Beautiful and inspiring breech home birth video [WARNING: GRAPHIC]

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Birth video: Shocking unassisted home birth

Watch a mother give birth by herself at home.

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Birth video: Surprise twin home birth

Shocked mother gives birth to twins at home with the help of a midwife.

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Home birth, calm birth

2013-04-29 13:58

Luke Preston explains why birthing at home was the right choice.

Why I wouldn’t risk a home birth

2012-05-23 15:44

Why this mom chose a hospital over a home birth.

The birth of #Koos

2011-04-15 14:15

Sally-Jane Cameron and Yme Tichelaar welcomed the birth of their son while the world watched on Twitter.

‘I delivered my own baby’

2010-02-16 13:23

Unassisted delivery is not for the faint-hearted, but with support at hand this mom did it.

Safe home births?

2009-09-21 11:08

With the right support, having your baby at home can be a safe option.

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