I chose home birth because…
Why do women decide to birth at home? The reasons are personal, sometimes nebulous, but always compelling. As an organization representing home birth consumers, ILFOM knows most commentators and medical organizations often miss the mark as they debate the issues surrounding home birth. In the fall of 2016 we asked our members why THEY chose home birth. Here are some of their reasons.
(Want more? See the original posts on our Facebook page.)
In the fall of 2015 we asked our members to show us why they support the licensure of certified professional midwives in Illinois. Our #supportILmidwives hashtag campaign was a huge success!
You can still submit your #supportILmidwives photo. Just take a picture of yourself holding up a sign with your reason of support and the hashtag #supportILmidwives on it. Then post it to our Facebook page. We’ll share it there and add it here.