Steering Committee 15 March 2017 Meeting Minutes

Steering Committee 15 March 2017 Meeting Minutes

Present: Bridgette, Natasha, Rose, Marie, Sandy. Cake was awesome. We need more meetings about meetings (regular?). With cake. Central meetings need evening facilitator and morning meeting still needs a second. After the poll about ads in the main group, conclusion...
Hear the Roar Aotearoa

Hear the Roar Aotearoa

A one day conference on why kindness, compassion and respect matter in maternity care. Several Auckland HomeBirth Community volunteers attended the Hear the Roar Aotearoa conference at WINTEC in Hamilton on Tuesday. We had the wonderful privilege to listen to speakers...
Response to the NZ Herald article

Response to the NZ Herald article

Today the NZ Herald published a front page article entitled “Baby health concerns” (along with similar articles on other media outlets) based upon the Comparison of Maternity Care Models study by the University of Otago. Auckland Homebirth Community would...
Why Not Home? Auckland Film Screening

Why Not Home? Auckland Film Screening

Dr. Michelle Minikel thought home birth was crazy–until she got pregnant. Turns out she’s not alone. Why Not Home? exposes a secret from within the medical community. A small but growing number of doctors, midwives, and nurses who attend birth in the hospital...
We Love Our Home Birth Midwives! Evening

We Love Our Home Birth Midwives! Evening

As part of Home Birth Awareness Week (Labour Day 26th October – 1st November), the home birth community is giving back to our midwives! Midwives are an invaluable part of our community. They work long hours, at all times of the day and night and are on call to...