Diana Paul gave birth to all three of her children at home. Her husband was “midwife” for the first two and Peggy Vincent for the third. She practiced as a midwife for 10 years and then picked up her camera, filmed births and started the non-profit, Love Delivers. She is the producer of Birth Day, Attending Birth, Miss Margaret, Five Countries, Six Births, Seven Babies, and several custom videos.
Photo by Kristine Cinate
Momnibus derives its name from omnibus where a number of bills, usually about the same topic, are packaged together into one large bill. The California Momnibus Act is designed, among other things, to collect and study data around infant and maternal mortality and to help reduce maternal and infant mortality, especially among Black and Indigenous women.
Read more…. Let There Be Life! Momnibus and the Birth Revolution
Photo by Hu Chen
The maternal and neonatal mortality rates in the US are disgraceful. Diana Paul discusses some of the factors that have led to this current situation and how we could learn from the British on improving it.
Read more…. Interventions and Mortality
Media Review Issue 128. Giving Birth in America, Why Induction Matters, Inducing Labor: Making Informed Decisions, 2nd ed, The National Heirloom Expo. Read more…. Media Reviews: Issue 128
Diana Paul (photographs)
A slice of the life of semi-underground peace group of midwives in Israel and Palestine.
Read more…. Notes about Birth in Israel and Palestine
Photo by Wanda Walker
Diana Paul gets readers up to date on the Birth Revolution. ‘The Birth Revolution is like the slow food movement–it takes time to cook, it tastes best in community and a small taste leaves you wanting more. Read more…. The Revolution So Far
Photo by Diana Paul
Diana Paul shares about the birth revolution movement that was begun at a recent Midwifery Today conference. Read more…. The Turquoise Revolution
An enjoyable read about a mother’s experiences that led to her decision of not circumcising her sons.
Read more…. The Circumcision Conversation