September 22, 2023

When Rebecca was pregnant together with her first child, she deliberate to go to the hospital and do as she was informed. She was giving delivery on the similar hospital the place she was ending her PhD in Nursing, and so one among her objectives for this delivery was for the nurses to love her! She didn’t need to be one among “these” sufferers they gossiped about on the nurse’s station. However when Rebecca arrived on the hospital, she acquired therapies that had been greater than 20 years outdated. She additionally skilled problems that appeared preventable. Worst for Rebecca, although, she spent hours after the delivery begging to see her personal daughter!

rebecca dekker birth stories

Three years later, and pregnant once more, Rebecca had carried out sufficient analysis to know that she would do issues in a different way this time. She employed a midwife and deliberate a house waterbirth utilizing Hypnobabies® strategies. The form of care she acquired ended up being drastically totally different from her first delivery. Rebecca felt so empowered after this delivery, and it modified the complete course of her life.

Rebecca Dekker Bio

Rebecca is the founding father of Evidence Based Birth® and the writer of Babies Are Not Pizzas: They’re Born, Not Delivered! Dr. Dekker is the mom of three youngsters, ages 5, 7, and 10, and she or he has earned a bachelor’s, grasp’s, and PhD in Nursing. She has constructed a robust popularity in maternal and toddler well being circles for her pioneering work because the founding father of Proof Based mostly Delivery.® The mission of EBB is to boost the standard of childbirth care globally, by placing correct, proof based mostly analysis into the palms of households and communities, to allow them to make knowledgeable, empowered selections.

Social media contact information: You possibly can comply with Dr. Dekker by signing up for her e-newsletter on the dwelling web page of at, and you may comply with EBB on Fb (Proof Based mostly Delivery) and Instagram (@ebbirth). Her guide, Infants Are Not Pizzas, is out there on Amazon.


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