Womb Ecology

The Mid-Pacific Conference on Birth and Primal Health Research took place on October 26-28, 2012, at the prestigious Hawaii Convention Center, in Honolulu, a meeting point between Western and Eastern cultures. Recent technical and scientific advances that will influence the history of childbirth and the history of Homo sapiens were presented by the most authoritative avant-garde speakers from the five continents. Spread the word thanks to this recording.

Birth Around the World was there also filming!

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Contrasts – Episode IV of the Series Birth Around the World

Next Sunday we will travel to the the extremes of the world and find out some more about the CONTRAST during child labor. On one hand we have countries with high technology and infrastructure and on the other hand we encounter with lack basic resources. U.S., Vietnam, Germany to Nepal we will see cultural diversity and public policies that lead us down to this different paths.
Birth the World!! Sunday, May 26 at 11:30pm on GNT

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“Diversity serves as a means by which we can learn and evolve” Birth Around the World

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If you haven’t had the opportunity to watch the previous episodes, we have available online a piece of each one of the episodes! Hope you like it!!!

Birth Around The World – Episode III – Revolution

Revolution, our third episode will be on tv next sunday, May 19 11:30pm (brazilian time) at GNT. We have special interviews with the doctor and researcher Michel Odent, Ina May, Janet Balaskasand and Robin Lim! Passing by Indonesia, United States, England and New Zealand we’ll visit places that are living a revolution. Let’s see inspiring realities and who is behind them.

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“The importance of the revolution is to expand the opportunities available to women of how she wants to give birth to her baby” Birth Around the World

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Parto Pelo Mundo – Birth Around The World – Episode: Transitions

The second program will be today, May 12 at 11:30pm, GNT (Brasil time).
Very special day because it is Mother’s Day and Nurse’s Day!

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In the next program we will travel to countries undergoing a transition, showing Nepal, Cambodia, Japan and Australia.. In which direction is heading this change?

“The world is in constant transition, and one of the most important in our lives is BIRTH” Birth Around the World

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Birth Around the World Series – First episode

At the Midwives Day, May 5th, premiered the first episode of Parto Pelo Mundo.

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The series “Parto pelo Mundo” (Birth Around the World) presents the many facets of birth through a journey around the world.
Mayra Calvette, a nurse-midwife, and her husband, Enrico Ferrari, embarked on an adventurous journey, which lasted the period of a pregnancy, visiting 25 countries for over nine months.
This new TV series is the result of this experience. It is an intimate, unique and personal record of various societies and how birth happens around the globe.
“Parto pelo Mundo” is a new look at the world we live in by the way we’ve got into it.

You can see a piece here

Birth Around the World Series premiere May 5th

It’s with great joy and excitement that we announce the premiere of Birth Around the World Series – “Parto pelo Mundo” on May 5th at 11pm on GNT!a local TV channel from Brazil!!
Produced by Cinevideo Produções

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Childbirth, anywhere in the world, is a remarkable event that deeply transforms the lives of all involved. An experience that is both common and distinct to all human beings in each and every society.

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The series “Parto pelo Mundo” (Birth Around the World) presents the many facets of birth through a journey around the world.

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Mayra Calvette, a nurse-midwife, and her husband, Enrico Ferrari, embarked on an adventurous journey, which lasted the period of a pregnancy, visiting 25 countries for over nine months.

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This new TV series is the result of this experience. It is an intimate, unique and personal record of various societies and how birth happens around the globe. Different points of view guided by the same concerns of a healthy, happy and safe birth for both mother and baby.

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The couple visited many dwellings and saw children being born in the middle of rice fields in Camboja, others being blessed by butter in Tibet, as well as many more being born in hospital with all the leading technology available today.

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They’ve interviewed physicians, nurses, midwives, doulas, fathers and mothers. Women who have revolutionized the health system in New Zealand and those who’ve decided to live in the margins of healthcare in the United States. Furthermore, they’ve investigated the big movement that is currently happening in their home country, Brazil.

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Visiting clinics, maternity homes, hospitals, villas and residences they’ve created a valuable memoir that displays the birth features of many nations. Interviews were recorded, vídeos, photos, and a travel journal were produced gathering important data of the healthcare system of each one of the country’s visited.

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This quest has been intertwined with common activities of a newlywed couple who travels the world experiencing different cultures, practicing sports and viewing unforgettable places of our planet.

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Mayra and Enrico are now back to their homeland to share this experience. “Parto pelo Mundo” is a new look at the world we live in by the way we’ve got into it.

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Join us, be inspired and part of this movement!

Together we are stronger!

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