Our mission is to provide support and awareness around planned out-of-hospital births that end in cesareans, referred to as Homebirth Cesareans (HBC). Whether you are a mother, a birth professional, or someone interested in the conversation about empowered birth, we invite you to explore our site.

Learn more by checking out our mission statement and service pages for families and professionals. You can also meet our corps of volunteers and staff.

Get involved by contacting us, or check out our volunteer page. You can contribute to our gallery of HBC art and photos or share an HBC birth story.

Stay up to date on our work, educational offerings, and other announcements by signing up for email updates here. We promise not to spam you, nor will we ever share your information.

HBCI’s Upcoming Events

Date City & Event Description
July 9, 2015 Frederick, Maryland
Workshop for birth professionals
Purchase tickets here: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/home-birth-cesarean-workshop-tickets-17329837009
September 15, 2015 7-8:30 Vancouver, Washington
HBC Presentation
A private event for doulas to learn and ask questions about the homebirth cesarean experience.
October 3, 2015 9:00-5:30 Portland, Oregon
HBC Mothers’ Retreat
A day-long retreat for HBC mothers offers women a sacred space, away from the cares of day-to-day life, to pursue a deep healing months or even years after a difficult birth. We gather with the intention to support each other on a shared quest for birth healing, wisdom, and the reclamation of self. Click here for more info.
October 16, 2015 11:00 – 12:30 Albuquerque, New Mexico
MANA Conference
Helping Homebirth Clients and Midwives Prepare, Cope, and Heal from Cesarean Births
Click here for more info: http://mana.org/mana2015/session-descriptions#Homebirth_Cesarean
October 25, 2015 10:30 – 5:30 Astoria, Oregon
Workshop for birth professionals
More info coming soon!
November 6, 2015 10:00 – 5:00 Tampa, Florida
Workshop for Birth Professionals
7-hour workshop for seasoned and new birth professionals. CEUs available. 


November 7, 2015 10:00 – 5:00 Tampa, Florida
Private Event
Private workshop for students attending The Florida School of Traditional Midwifery.
November 8, 2015 8:30 – 2:00 Tampa, Florida
HBC Mothers’ Retreat
More info coming soon.