Home births

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Thu 18 June 2015

20 mins

There are many different ways of bringing a child into the world, in this episode we look at the stigma around home births and talk to a midwife about the planning and preparation that goes into delivering a child at home. 

GUEST: Dr Rachel Reed, Midwife and Educator

WEBSITE: Midwife Thinking

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