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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
April 18, 2015 2:30-5:00 Portland, Oregon Book Release Party If you will be in Portland, Oregon and want to join the celebration, please email info@HomeBirthCesarean.org
May 30, 2015 2:30-5:00 New Orleans, LouisianaBook Reading and Cocktail Hour For more information, click here.
May 31, 2015 10:30-2:30 Metairie, LouisianaSpeaking of Cesarean workshop for birth professionals

Designed to provide tools, practice, and information for first-time students and experienced birth professionals, including those who attended the full-day workshop in January. This workshop is focused on how birth professionals can have prenatal conversations with clients about difficult subjects like unwanted interventions, cesareans, NICU, planning for a challenging postpartum, and much more. 

Tickets can be purchased here.

July 10, 2015 Baltimore, MarylandWorkshop for birth professionals More information coming soon about this upcoming Homebirth Cesarean workshop for birth professionals.
September 15, 2015 7-8:30 Vancouver, WashingtonHBC Presentation A private event for doulas to learn and ask questions about the homebirth cesarean experience.
October 3, 2015 9:00-5:30 Portland, OregonHBC 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.