Empowering Each Woman Giving Birth Naturally

Our mission is to encourage each woman giving birth naturally to make informed decisions and to stimulate open, honest discourse with care providers to improve outcomes for the families they serve.
We provide evidence-based resources from a variety of reputable sources: peer-reviewed research, scientific journals, government statistics, & guidelines for prenatal and postpartum care.
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Online Childbirth Classes - Prepare for Childbirth on Your Own Schedule

Online Childbirth Classes are available whenever and wherever you want, without the hassle or expense of traditional childbirth classes, to actively teach you the skills and techniques you need to ensure a comfortable, safe birth experience for you and your baby.

View our Childbirth Video Galleries

Visit our Natural Childbirth Video Galleries to dispel any fears you may have about giving birth naturally. Seeing is believing.

Understanding the Stages of Labor

Understanding the stages of labor means more than knowing how dilated you are. It means recognizing the hallmarks of each and knowing what techniques to use at each step of the birth.

Pregnancy Questions - Understanding Complications, Interventions & Procedures
Get help with pregnancy questions on common complications, interventions, and procedures. 

Labor Pain Management

Many natural labor pain management techniques exist, although many women are unaware of these non-pharmaceutical options.

Relaxation Techniques

Women giving birth naturally can employ many relaxation techniques to ensure that their natural birth is also a gentle, peaceful experience.

Best Labor and Birth Positions

Using effective labor and birth positions can greatly increase a woman's comfort level during birth and also shorten her labor time.

Vaginal Birth Preparation

You want a natural vaginal birth, but have you prepared for it?

Routine Newborn Baby Care Procedures

Many routine newborn baby care procedures can be delayed or outright refused, although many parents aren't aware of why these procedures often aren't in the best interest of their baby...

Natural Birth Stories

Read through our collection of hospital, home, water and unassisted natural births. You can even post your own story!

Natural Ways to Induce Labor

The natural ways to induce labor are safe, effective alternatives to invasive medical inductions but should only be used for valid reasons.

The Early Signs of Labor Challenge

You may think that a woman couldn't miss the early signs of labor, but you'll be surprised at how much they vary from woman to woman.

Empowering Women to Give Birth Naturally:
One Mother at a Time

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Online Childbirth Classes

Birth Bound Institute

Choose 7 week, 12 week, or Self- Paced online childbirth classes available wherever and whenever you need them.

Featured Birth Story

Vanessa's natural birth story shows that when birth is left alone to proceed as it should, it waits for no one - not even doctors or midwives.

Free Pregnancy Tickers

Free Pregnancy Tickers

Create a free pregnancy ticker to post on your blog, website, Facebook profile or favorite social media...

The Birth Survey

The Birth Survey

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