BirthNet Info Hub

As you explore these pages, we hope that you will find the information helpful in making informed decisions.  While we can provide you with facts and advice, and good sources for more, such information is not knowledge and is only one step on your journey.

We hope the information provided here will help lead you to the knowledge you need to have a healthy baby and a strong, happy start for your new family.

Disclaimer: The information, services, and other materials provided on the BirthNet web site are for informational purposes only and are not intended as a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment or for legal advice. You are encouraged to seek the advice of a health care professional regarding individual medical questions and treatment and/or an attorney regarding individual legal questions.

Healthy Pregnancy and Birth

Healthy Pregnancy and Childbirth

Midwives and Doctors

Choosing a Care Provider

Home Hospital Birth

Choosing a Birth Setting

Labor Support Doulas

Labor and Birth Support

Creating Birth Plan

Birth Plan

Childbirth Education

Childbirth Education

Labor Comfort

Labor Comfort

Midwifery Care

Midwifery Care

Maternity Care with Doctors

Doctors and Maternity Care



"You are going to a place you know not where and bringing back you know not what”

- Pam England, CNM (MANA, 2004)