UPDATE from Laura Shanley- Check out this wonderful conversation I had with Emilee Saldaya on her Free Birth Society Podcast!

From Emilee Saldaya – A new episodes is out! This time I sit down with author and Free Birther Laura Shanley.  After birthing five children unassisted, Laura Shanley wrote an inspiring book on how she did it. We get in to her personal story, from having child protective services take away her first born for … Continue reading

Family Birth – Videos, Interviews, Books, Articles, Vlogs, Podcasts and more on Unassisted Childbirth – compiled by Jenny Hatch

I love this photograph that Paul took seconds after my fifth birth. I was feeling completely triumphant, my son has a quizzical look on his face as he has his first feed, and most importantly, We were at home, ALONE, in our own bedroom! Jenny Hatch   2001 Husband/Wife Homebirth Conference VIDEO PLAYLIST – With … Continue reading

The significance of the word NO to the birthing mother

It began during my first birth. My sister had purchased a can of Vernors Pop from a vending machine and was sipping away on it.  I asked her for a slug while I was sitting in the wheelchair waiting to be taken to my birthing room. A nurse appeared right as I was sipping the … Continue reading