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Journal Vol. 27, No. 4 — Birthplace Matters

ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Woman-led care
Nadine Edwards and Vicki Williams explore the links between relationships and good care

Changing a birthing culture
Becky Reed explores why so many women with the Albany Midwifery Practice had home births

What do official reports say?
Beverley Beech sets out the consistent official support for home birth over nearly 25 years

Sowing the seeds
Jessie Johnson-Cash and Rachel Reed explore establishing a healthy microbiome for your baby

VBAC in birth centres
Helen Shallow looks at women, VBAC, choice and decision-making

Serenity
Beverley Beech, Nadine Edwards and Nicky Leap report on their visits in 2012 and 2015

Zara's birth
Sandar Warshal tells the story of the birth of her grandson Raphaell

Poppy's story
Poppy Johnson talks about her decision to birth at home and how it was supported

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