Unassisted Birth

Further Resources

Our Book Owners’ Website

Our Book Owners’ Website contains all the handouts, videos, and private support forums that come with the book. See your book for the direct link to sign up.

Pregnancy Newsletter – week by week

The Brave New Pregnancy Newsletter – bravenewbirth.com/pregnancy – this is the only week-by-week pregnancy newsletter that helps you prepare for a freebirth, hold the vision for an autonomous birth of any kind in any setting, and experience an undisturbed pregnancy.

Birth Pods (local + online)

Start a Birth Pod (a monthly self-directed prenatal group) in your town. Learn how at bravenewbirth.com/birthpods. You can also join our Virtual Birth Pod, a monthly online group prenatal and q+a, when you sign up for our course, below. Last, we offer Private Birth Pod (1:1 monthly prenatal support) to a few families at a time – visit the above link for more info on that.

Courses and Classes

The Brave New Birth Course - Bravenewbirth.com/course

Birth + Postpartum Education for Parents, These Are My Hours - thesearemyhours.com/childbirth-education

Freebirth Society Courses - freebirthsocietycourses.com

Hypnobirthing Class - us.hypnobirthing.com

Birthing from Within – birthingfromwithin.com

SpinningBabies – spinningbabies.com

Karen Strange’s Neonatal Resuscitation – karenstrange.com

Holistic Doula Program, The Matronathematrona.com

MamaNatural Birth Course - mamanaturalbirth.com

Podcasts

Brave New Birth Podcast – bravenewbirth.com/podcast

Birthful Podcast – birthful.com

Natural Birth and Baby Care Podcast – naturalbirthandbabycare.com

Freebirth Society Podcast – freebirthsociety.com

Taking Back Birth Podcast – indiebirth.com

Birth Supplies

Brave New Birth’s Amazon Wishlist – bravenewbirth.com/wishlist

In His Hands – inhishands.com

Precious Arrows – preciousarrows.com – see birth supplies + midwifery supplies

Cascade – 1cascade.com – see birthing supplies + pregnancy birth and beyond

Films

These Are My Hours – documentary of an undisturbed birth – thesearemyhours.com

The Business of Being Born – dissects hospital birth vs. homebirth – thebusinessof.life

1986, The Act – exploring vax vs. non-vax – 7thchakrafilms.com

Journal Articles

Ecstatic Birth: The Hormonal Blueprint of Labor, Mothering Magazine, Sarah Buckley

Giving Birth “In Place”: A Guide to Emergency Preparedness for Childbirth. Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health, Deanne Williams

Posterior Labor: A Pain in the Back. Midwifery Today, Valerie el Halta

The Normal Second Stage of Labour: A Plea for Reform in Its Conduct (December 1957), BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetric sand Gynaecology, Constance Beynon M.B., F.R.C.S. (Edin),

The purple line as a measure of labour progress: a longitudinal study: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, Ashley Shepherd, helen Cheyne, Susan Kennedy, Colette McIntosh, Maggie Styles & Catherine Niven