Rebirthing Ceremony

21.7.2016 I undertook a reclaiming, rebirthing ritual this morning, placing in the ground a rock from a beach of my childhood, some hair and blood, together symbolic of my placenta. I was born around 5km from here, by this river Dandiiri Maiwar (Brisbane River), on Turrbal and Jagera land. I honour these ancestors and guardians, […]

Living Freedom: Elaine Norling

This is an amazing visual history of homebirth in Australia, told through the lens of the lifelong activism efforts of Elaine Norling, consumer advocate and homebirth campaigner since 1969, as presented at the 30th Homebirth Australia conference held in Melbourne earlier this year.  A good reminder of where we’ve come from, what we’ve gained, what […]