Midwife MorningStar shares the beauty of waterbirth in her usual hypnotic and beautiful way. Read this article and learn about birth from one of the greats in modern-day midwifery.
Read more…. As Natural as Water Waterbirth and Instinctual Birth
Photos by Fernando Molina
Midwifery Today conference teacher Fernando Molina shares some of his waterbirth experience from when he assisted births in Venezuela.
Read more…. Waterbirth Anecdotes from Puerto Ardaz, Venezuela (1996-2013)
Midwife Aubre Tompkins shares her experience with waterbirth at her birth center in Colorado.
Read more…. Waterbirth at Mountain Midwifery Center
That first moment of eye contact between mother and baby is critical during a waterbirth. So what happens when the mother you’re assisting as a midwife is birthing in water and is blind? Author Cornelia Enning recounts one beautiful experience.
Read more…. Waterbirth with a Blind Mother
Illustration by Tony Rakestraw
A mother shares her experience of “coming to the homebirth movement through a strange back door” in this tale of home waterbirth.
Read more…. Henry’s Waterbirth
Photo by Cassie Fox
Why should midwives consider waterbirth as a really, really good thing? Author Samantha McCormick explains why waterbirth rules.
Read more…. Waterbirth Makes the Midwife’s Job Easier
A retired midwife recounts her experiences with waterbirth and shows how she came full-circle with this particular birthing method.
Read more…. Journey to the Water
The literature suggests that low-risk women who give birth in water may have a far lower rate of newborn GBS than women who have a dry birth. Author, midwife and researcher Judy Slome Cohain culls through the research and delivers an in-depth look at waterbirth and GBS in this eye-opening article.
Read more…. Waterbirth and GBS
The author overcomes her fears during her second birth and doesn’t let the string of “what ifs” overcome her determination to birth naturally, at home and in the water.
Read more…. The Second Was A Gift
Water plays a key role in this sweet story of a home waterbirth.
Read more…. My Waterbirth
Mama and Papa were residents of another state until they came here, to Hawaii, to birth, contacting me by phone five months into their pregnancy. Their desire was an ocean birth. Baby had communicated with her parents that this was the birth she needed. Read more…. Full Moon Birthing
I have the good fortune to be attending births with younger midwives right now. I see the future of midwifery right before my eyes. These women are smart, alert and have the same vision of care that I do. Read more…. Maturing Midwifery