Home Birth

Something Special Is Happening In Maternity Care In East London - The Country Should Take Note

Last week my partner gave birth to our daughter in our living room - the culmination of a pregnancy that was extraordinary only because we received …

East London

What the Complicated History of Childbirth in the U.K. Reveals About the Home-or-Hospital Decision

<i>This post is in partnership with History Today. The article below was originally published at History Today.</i><p>At first glance, childbirth seems to be …

Pregnancy

Midwives debate bill that could regulate home births around the state

Dozens of midwives and mothers with babies in slings and toddlers in strollers gathered at the State House this week to offer their take on a bill …

Boston

Here's Why That Emotional "This Is Us" Home Birth Scene Hit Close To Home For Sterling K. Brown

Grab the tissues!

Entertainment

Mums on home births: ‘There were five midwives in our tiny living room’

This is what a home birth really feels like - two mums get honest<p>Since reports that the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, is planning to give …

Pregnancy

Sterling K. Brown talks about how This Is Us home birth hit close to him for him

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 02: Sterling K. Brown attends Inaugural IndieWire Honors on November 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Matt …

Entertainment

Will Joy-Anna Duggar Have A Home Birth Like Her Sisters?

Joy-Anna Duggar is expecting her first child in February or March of 2018. The reality TV star, who is the ninth child of Michelle and Jim Bob …

Entertainment

Sterling K. Brown Opens Up About the ‘Unexpected’ Home Birth of His First Child

Sterling K. Brown is revealing a bit of himself after Tuesday night’s episode of <i>This Is Us</i>.<p><b>Spoiler Alert</b><p>The actor, 41, tweeted during an emotional …

Celebrity News

Sterling K. Brown reveals he and his wife experienced a surprise home birth

<i>Warning: This post contains a "This Is Us" spoiler.</i><p>We know "This Is Us" star Sterling K. Brown is an excellent actor, which is one reason he was so convincingly emotional during the surprise home birth scene with his TV wife, Susan Kelechi Watson, in this week's episode.<p>Another reason? Turns out, …

This Is Us (TV Series)

Doctors spoiler: 'Three's A Throuple'

Zara has one of the toughest nights of her life.<p>Zara runs out of the house towards Daniel, who has fallen on the pavement and is bleeding after being …

Jane the Virgin Recap: The Time Warp

Jane the Virgin<p>Chapter Sixty-Seven Season 4 Episode 3<p>Editor's Rating 5 stars<p>This season has had a really strong start. We met Adam. We’ve gotten some …

Entertainment

Meet the expectant mums hoping to use the new Truro birthing unit - Cornwall Live

As the countdown begins on the opening of Cornwall’s latest birthing centre we will be following the stories of three expectant mums and their …

Pregnancy

The Most Outrageous ‘Total Bellas’ Moments Of The Week

Previously on <i>Total Bellas</i>: I know this might come as a shock to you, but JJ acted like a human butt while he tried to triple his Instagram followers over the course of two weeks. Also, Nikki re-injured her neck, and Brie found out about her ethnic heritage, according to a DNA test.<p>And now, the most …

TV

Midwife shortages blamed for home births falling to 15-year low

Only one in 50 babies born at home in 2016, raising concerns that women in England and Wales are not given range of choices<p>The number of women having a home birth has fallen to a 15-year low as concern rises that some expectant mothers are being denied one because there are too few midwives.<p>Only …

Pregnancy

Why Have The Number Of Home Births Dropped?

Home births are in the news today. New figures released yesterday by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed a small drop in the home birth …

Pregnancy

On Becoming A Mother

Shares 144<p>I remember when my daughter was first born- the joy, the exhaustion, the pride, the amazement. I knew that birth was a miracle but after …

Pregnancy

Should you plan to give birth at home like Kate Middleton?

If you're pregnant and want to follow in the footsteps of the Duchess of Cambridge, you may be considering a home birth.<p>One provider of home birth …

Pregnancy

29 Gorgeous Photos That Give Midwives The Credit They Deserve

From home births to supporting C-section mamas, midwives do it all.<p>Midwifery is a broad term that means so many things, in so many types of practices around the world. Midwives can have very different training backgrounds and work in very different settings — from women’s homes, to huge …

Pregnancy

ACT home birth trial sees below-expectation births as only six babies born

Despite only six bubs being delivered so far the trial is considered a success.

Pregnancy

How Kate Middleton's pregnancy is changing the way women want to give birth

The Duchess of Cambridge's effect shows no sign of waning. Enquiries into home births are said to be on the rise since reports circulated suggesting the Duchess of Cambridge plans to give birth to her third child at Kensington Palace.<p>Private Midwives, the UK's largest private provider of home birth …

Pregnancy

The Duchess of Cambridge's pregnancy has sparked a rise in home birth enquiries

The Duchess of Cambridge effect shows no sign of waning. Enquiries into home births are said to be on the rise since reports circulated to suggest that she plans to give birth to her third child at Kensington Palace.<p>Private Midwives, the UK's largest private provider of home birth services, says it …

Royal Family

The Duchess of Cambridge's Pregnancy Has Sparked a Rise in Home Birth Inquiries

Kate Middleton is reportedly considering a home birth for royal baby number three.<p>The Duchess of Cambridge's effect shows no sign of waning. Enquiries into home births are said to be on the rise since reports circulated suggesting Kate Middleton plans to give birth to her third child at Kensington …

Royal Family

No, C-sections are not the easy way out

<b>After two ‘natural’ births (if you can call a ventouse delivery, an episiotomy and a lot of stitches natural) I was expecting a smooth ride for the</b> …

Pregnancy

Kate Middleton Rumors: A Home Birth For Third Royal Baby Could Bring Unexpected Complications To England

Kate Middleton is rumored to be planning a third birth for the soon-to-be royal baby, but the plans could come with an unexpected complication for …

Royal Family

Kate Middleton wants to follow this royal tradition with the birth of her third child

She was unable to with Prince George and Princess Charlotte<p><b>Words – Amy Hunt</b><p><b>From the editors of Woman</b><p>But despite the fact that Catherine is so early …

Royal Family

Pregnant Kate Middleton Wants To Break Major Protocol With Third Baby’s Birth

The Duchess of Cambridge is rumoured to be considering a home birth for the third royal baby, according to British tabloid reports.<p>The <i>Daily Mail</i> …

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Kate Middleton news today: Latest updates from the pregnant royal

Prince William and Kate Middleton are expanding their family [Getty]<p>Kensington Palace confirmed the incredible news on Monday 4 September, and since …

Royal Family

Royal tradition: Kate Middleton keen to have home birth for third child

For her third child, Kate Middleton is reportedly considering home birth. The Duchess of Cambridge apparently wanted to give birth at home for her …

Royal Family

Pregnant Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton 'wants home birth' for third child

The Duchess of Cambridge is reportedly considering having a home birth for her third child.<p>It is claimed Kate wanted to give birth to Princess …

Royal Family

Pregnant Kate Middleton Considering A Home Birth For Third Royal Baby: Could Queen Say No?

For the past week, royal watchers been ecstatic! Kate Middleton and Prince William made the most auspicious announcement that they are going to have …

Royal Family