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WE have moved!!!

Go to www.waterbirth.org

Join us in Portland, Oregon, September 21-24, 2000 for the most amazing International Waterbirth Conference
Waterbirth 2000: A Vision for the Future

Giving Birth In Water

A Gentle Birth Choice

Welcome to the Global Maternal/Child Health Associaiton, Waterbirth Website. Waterbirth International Research, Resource and Referral Service is a project of the non-profit public benefit corporation, Global Maternal/Child Health Association. We have been assisting women and their families discover the benefits of laboring and giving birth in water since 1989. We continue to offer unique services to anyone, parents and practitioners alike. Look at all the pages in this site to gain an understanding of the gentle birth choice of giving birth underwater.

You can have your questions answered on the FAQs page.

You can see the portable birth pools that are in place in over 100 hospitals and birth centers on the Portable pool page.

You can print out a current bibliography of water birth resources on the Bibliography page.

If you like what you see, or have further questions, simply send us an email.

Together we are making a difference!

If you are sending email to request information, please give us your mailing address, phone and due date (if you are already pregnant).

Global Maternal/Child Health Association, Inc. / Copyright Barbara Harper 1997
(503) 682-3600 /
waterbirth@aol.com / revised April 9, 2000