Archive for the 'Manawatu Home Birth Association' Category

First meeting of 2011

Join us for a potluck afternoon tea for our first ‘meeting’ of 2011. It is on Wednesday 9th February from 1.30 at Community Birth Services, Level 2 Westside Chambers 151 The Square.

We plan to have time for questions and discussion on home birth for any new members, a birth story (or more), plus some time for business discussion. There are also a couple of small voluntary positions within the association.


News story from Home birth week celebration

Home water births a ‘wonderful time’

Inez and Thomas, Rachel and Zach, Leith, Juna and Bren

Home Birth Awareness Week

Thankyou to those who came to celebrate Home Birth Week with us. We look forward to seeing you again.

Below is a link to a recent news article featuring our current Pool Coordinator Tracey:

Fears allayed after happy home birth

Yay for home birth!

Happy Home Birth Week!

We would like to invite all home birthers, babies, supporters, children, midwives, students and whanau  to celebrate home birth week with us. We are hosting a morning tea on Friday (29th October) from 10.00am at Community Birth Services, Level 2 Westside Chambers, 151 The Square. All welcome!

July meeting

Our next meeting is on July 14th at 2pm.

Come along and meet / catch-up with other home birthing families over a shared afternoon tea. All welcome.

Its at Community Birth Services: Level 2 Westside Chambers, 151 The Square.

Phone 356 BABY for more info.

June Meeting

Join us!  We are next meeting up again for a potluck afternoon tea on Wednesday 9th June from 1.30pm onwards. Kids, partners, birth support people or other whanau welcome. Please email mhbanewsletter at hotmail dot com or leave a message on 06 356 BABY (2229) for directions.

December Meeting

Our next meeting is coming up!
Join us Wed Dec 2nd for potluck lunch and a meeting.

e-mail mhbanewsletter at for details.