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BIRTH STORIES BY MEDIA

  • Baby Born Underwater, Still in the Sac!
    A video of an unnusual birth: the "bag of waters" stays intact until the baby is born and baby is born "in caul."
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  • Balaskas On Waterbirth
    A new study shows that birth pools can ease the pain of labour. So why, asks Janet Balaskas, are some women denied access to them?
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  • Birth in the Front Seat of the Family Car
    Highway delivery
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  • Charlotte Church’s Ruby Megan's Waterbirth Story
    Charlotte Church's and Gavin's Henson's intrerview highlights and pictures of their first baby.
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  • Cheshire Medical Center Reports 1000 Births
    "Cheshire Medical Center and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene have become a model to other community hospitals across the nation by sharing their story."
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  • Daddy plays catcher for Hayden
    British mother was sent home from the hospital because they said she wasn't in labor, or was she...
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  • Durga - an ovary baby
    Baby born despite .05% odds of full-term ectopic pregnancy
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  • Ella's Birth
    Jessica Sundjalm says there's nothing like the peaceful feeling she gets when she gives birth to a baby underwater.
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  • Entering the World With A Splash
    "Waterbirths make headway, but safety concerns persist..."
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  • Erykah Badu
    Baby Girl at Home with Midwife
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  • Exploring Waterbirth
    Laboring and birthing in water not only provide greater comfort and control for the mother, but also ease the newborn from the womb to water and to the mother's embrace.
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  • Five-year-old boy helps mom deliver baby
    Mya, 6lb’s 5 oz’s
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  • Isabelle's Birth
    Fifthteenth child, 6lb 15oz, Hospital Birth
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  • Italian Waterbirth Study
    Giving birth in water is safe for women with an uncomplicated delivery, and may shorten the first stage of labor, according to Italian scientists who studied more than 1,500 births.
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  • Maranda Lynn Bennett's Birth
    Rains fall, water breaks; motel contains a midwife! HURRICANE FRANCES'S BIRTH
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  • Mom Gives Birth in Her Pants
    I was watching Katherine about to start climbing the stairs when all of a sudden she started screaming saying the baby was coming.
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  • Mum seeks second water birth in Shanghai
    The first woman in China who gave birth using the deep-water immersion method is preparing to set a new record.
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  • Paige & Paris
    Mother-to-be grieves for nine days after doctors mistakenly say her unborn twin has died.
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  • Pedro Garcia
    13 pounds, Hospital born, Monterrey, Mexico.
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  • Pioneering Procedure
    Pioneering Procedure Baby Born Underwater at Women's & Children's
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  • Recomendaciones de la OMS del parto
    Derechos de la mujer en el parto y recomendaciones de la OMS - a video of a natural birth
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  • Romanian Woman Has Twins, Two Mos. Apart
    Romanian woman with two uteruses gives birth to three and five pound babies
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  • Successful VBAC after Two Caesareans
    New research, which included four years of data from 19 medical centers, shows that the risk of uterine rupture remains just as low in women who have had multiple C-sections.
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  • There's No Place Like Home
    A home birth
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  • Triplets in Tuttle
    Marissa, Silas and Anna came as a surprise; mom and dad were only expecting one baby.
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  • Warm Water Soothes Labor Pains
    Sitting in the warm water of a birth pool during the first stage of labor can soothe a woman's pain and reduce the likelihood she will need an epidural.
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  • Waterbirth in Turkey
    Caesaren or Waterbirth - Which do they choose?
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  • Waterbirth Photo Gallery
    Photos from the book
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  • Woman Gives Birth Mid-Flight
    This was one baby who couldn't wait to land.
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  • Women in Eureka Enjoy Waterbirth Options
    "One of the most popular trends in alternative birthing is water birth."
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