BirthRite Products

Please note that product colors depicted in photos here and elsewhere on this Web site may no longer be available. (In particular, Birthing Mats are no longer generally available in plum.) Please refer to the current color range and contact us to ascertain availability.


Birthing Suite Settings

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Image of Floor StudioFloor Studio
  • the setting of choice for the practice of holistic midwifery
  • Floor Studio items include furniture and teaching materials: Birthing Seat, Backrest, Midwife Chair, Equipment Table, Tri-Positional Birth Mirror, Large Birthing Mat, Small Kneeling Pad, The BirthRite Experience Teaching Film (DVD), Childbirth with Dignity A1 Wall Poster

Image of Mini StudioMini Studio
  • budget version of the Floor Studio for smaller birthing units and domiciliary practice
  • Mini Studio items include furniture and teaching materials: Birthing Seat, Midwife Chair, Tri-Positional Birth Mirror, Medium Birthing Mat, Small Kneeling Pad, The BirthRite Experience Teaching Film (DVD), Childbirth with Dignity A1 Wall Poster

Image of Birth Fusion settingBirth Fusion
  • provides total independence for the woman, enabling her to be at one with her birthing environment
  • Birth Fusion items include Birthing Seat, Backrest, Large Birthing Mat, Tri-Positional Birth Mirror, The BirthRite Experience Teaching Film (DVD), Childbirth with Dignity A1 Wall Poster

Image of Homebirth BundleHomebirth Bundle
  • pick up and go!
  • Homebirth Bundle items include Birthing Seat, Padded Pouch for Birthing Seat, Large Kneeling Pad in Padded Pouch, Tri-Positional Birth Mirror in Padded Pouch, The BirthRite Experience Teaching Film (DVD), Upright and Empowered A2 Wall Poster

Image of standard colors available for Floor Studio componentsNew color range
  • for BirthRite Birthing Seat and other Floor Studio components

Individual Components

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Image of Birthing SeatBirthing Seat
  • light weight for births at home
  • can be used in the shower
  • available in two models: one which is recessed underneath, for use with the Backrest, and one with a flat underside which is not suitable for use with the Backrest
  • color options

See the BirthRite Birthing Seat in action — in a birthing suite, at a home birth and in a breech birth. (Warning: Images are explicit.)


Image of BackrestBackrest
  • supports the woman’s back and arms when seated on the Birthing Seat
  • padding for head and elbows
  • interlocks simply with a special model of the BirthRite Birthing Seat
  • color options

Image of Midwife ChairMidwife Chair
  • comfortable moulded seat area
  • allows swift change of position
  • color options

Image of equipment tableEquipment Table
  • practical and elegant
  • accommodates setup for normal births
  • color options

Image of mirrorTri-Positional Birth Mirror
  • three different viewing angles
  • the woman views progress for herself
  • color options: lime, fuchsia

Image of Birthing MatContoured Birthing Mat
  • creates the appropriate ambience
  • comfortable in all-fours position
  • Large (2100 mm x 1900 mm = 82.7 in x 74.8 in) — can be folded in half
  • Medium (1640 mm x 1000 mm = 64.6 in x 39.4 in) — can be folded in half (non-folding version available on special request)
  • Small (820 mm x 1000 mm = 32.3 in x 39.4 in)
  • dual-color — birch on one side (obverse) and fango on the other (reverse) — offering versatile color design when combined with other Floor Studio components or in the context of the overall room décor. (Plum depicted here is no longer available.)

Image of Kneeling PadKneeling Pad
  • for the labouring woman and/or the assisting midwife
  • useful in home births
  • Large (660 mm x 360 mm = 26.0 in x 14.2 in)
  • Small (410 mm x 210 mm = 16.1 in x 8.2 in)
  • color options: lavender, plum, fuchsia

Image of Floor Studio in Padded PouchesPadded Pouches for Floor Studio components
  • afford extra protection for transport or storage
  • ideal for midwives attending home births
  • available for Birthing Seat, Backrest, Midwife Chair, Equipment Table, Tri-Positional Birth Mirror, Birthing Mats and Kneeling Pads
  • color and/or fabric of Padded Pouches may vary from those illustrated

Teaching Films

Image of jacket coverThe BirthRite Experience
  • 55 min teaching film
  • advocates upright positions and relaxation
  • midwifery and antenatal education
  • available in PAL or NTSC format

Image of jacket coverSafely Into Water
  • 30 min teaching film
  • couples reflect on their journey to waterbirth
  • midwifery and antenatal education
  • available in PAL or NTSC format

Image of jacket coverThe Big Stretch by Alieta Belle and Jenny Blyth
  • 60 min teaching film
  • women in different stages of pregnancy reflect on how they are “stretched” in every way — emotionally, physically and spiritually
  • midwifery and antenatal education
  • available in PAL or NTSC format

Books

Image of jacket coverBirthwork by Jenny Blyth
  • an outstanding body of work for holistic midwifery practitioners and birth attendants
  • sensitively┬ábalances physiological and psychological aspects of labour
  • each chapter is enriched with simple yet powerful creative exercises

Educational Posters

Image of posterChildbirth with Dignity
  • educational wall poster
  • illustrated tips for correct use of Floor Studio
  • midwifery and antenatal education
  • A1 (594 mm x 841 mm = 23.4 in x 33.1 in)

Image of posterUpright and Empowered
  • educational wall poster
  • illustrated tips for correct use of Birthing Seat
  • midwifery and antenatal education
  • A2 (420 mm x 594 mm = 16.5 in x 23.4 in)

Artworks

Image of Life Bearer paintingLife Bearer
  • gloss print
  • a pregnant artist’s expression of her inner journey to motherhood
  • A2 (420 mm x 594 mm = 16.5 in x 23.4 in)

Image of greeting cardLife Bearer
  • set of 5 folded cards, with envelopes
  • inscription inside card reads: “Look at these worlds spinning out of nothingness. That is within your power.” (Rumi)
  • 140 mm x 190 mm = 5.5 in x 7.5 in

Image of sculptureThe Pod Unfolds
  • bronze and clay sculpture
  • encapsulates the midwife’s calling

Image of sculptureDreaming Baby
  • bronze and clay sculpture
  • another celebration of childbirth

Image of fountain sculptureLife Cycles
  • small copper fountain sculpture
  • tranquility in the birthing suite





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