Rachel Reed

Rachel Reed is a Lecturer in Midwifery at the University of the Sunshine Coast and a homebirth midwife. She has practiced midwifery in a range of models and settings in the United Kingdom and Australia. Rachel is committed to the promotion of physiological birth, and of women’s innate ability to birth and mother. Her PhD thesis is “midwifery practice during birth: rites of passage and rites of protection.” Rachel has written articles for journals, magazines and websites and presented at many conferences and study days. She is also the author of the MidwifeThinking blog site.