The Homebirth Cesarean Book Project

raised by 176 people in 1 month
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$25,000 USD goal
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This campaign ended on March 8, 2013
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  • $10USD
    1st Trimester

    Receive our heartfelt thanks, in email form, plus a pdf attachment of a beautifully written poem by a Homebirth Cesarean mother, which will appear in our book. There is satisfaction in knowing you’re helping women who have experienced a transport from home to the hospital for a cesarean, while supporting the natural birth community.

    Estimated delivery: March 2013

    30 claimed

  • $25USD
    Hearing Baby's Heartbeat

    Everything from the First Trimester level, plus a pdf version of the Introduction chapter of our book, sent by email when complete.

    Estimated delivery: July 2013

    10 claimed

  • $40USD
    2nd Trimester

    Enjoy a digital art image from our book, plus see your name listed on our website as a supporter. The art depicts a HBC mom's vulnerability while her child reaches for her in the operating room.

    Estimated delivery: March 2013

    31 claimed


    Mama Needs Ice Cream

    New Portland Area Perk! Everything from above, plus your choice of a one hour massage with Kristy Geffen, a cranioscaral treatment with Korin Rasmussen, a Bowen session Meigra Simon, a Chiropractic adjustment with Rebecca Higginson, or an intake and acupuncture treatment with Sunny Jaynes. Please indicate your choice. A $150 value.

    10 out of 10 claimed

  • $100USD
    3rd Trimester

    All the above, plus a private link to the Heart of Peace Meditation by LA-based hypnotherapist Linda Gabriel, and a handmade and signed thank you card from Laurie and Courtney. The meditation is like a pause and reset button for your mind and body. Inside the card we will include an original birth poem by a mom featured in our book, a HBC bookmark, and a pin. For international shipping, please add $5 to your contribution.

    Estimated delivery: March 2013

    8 out of 50 claimed

  • $100USD
    Baby's Kicking

    All from the Second Trimester, plus a lullaby written especially for your baby. Created by HBC mama and music therapist Beth Rousseau, this lullaby is great for you, your child, or makes a great gift for an expecting friend! Plus you will receive a handmade and signed thank you card from Laurie and Courtney, with an original birth poem, a HBC bookmark, and a pin. The lullaby is a $150 value.

    Estimated delivery: June 2013

    1 out of 5 claimed

  • $150USD
    Waiting for Baby

    Everything from the 3rd Trimester level. Plus, you can choose either of Tami Kent's amazing books, first come, first serve. Wild Feminine: Finding Power, Spirit & Joy in the Female Body OR Mothering from Your Center: Tapping Your Body's Natural Energy for Pregnancy, Birth, and Parenting. Tami Kent is a women’s health physical therapist, founder of Holistic Pelvic Care for women, and author. Check her out! International shipping please add $5.

    Estimated delivery: April 2013

    2 out of 10 claimed

  • $150USD
    Still Waiting for Baby

    In addition to the 3rd Trimester level, you'll receive an art print of your choice by American artist Benjamin Tellie. His art has been exhibited at galleries in Pennsylvania, NYC and Maryland. 1 copy of each print is available on a first come, first serve basis, please indicate your choice. Check out his work at For international shipping, please add $15 to your contribution.

    Estimated delivery: April 2013

    2 out of 9 claimed

  • $250USD

    Everything from the 3rd Trimester level, plus a signed copy of our book, and super cute homemade snack bag that can easily hold a sandwich, made by a mama who had 2 homebirth cesareans. The book will be shipped when printed, and signed as you would like! In addition, we will add your name to our acknowledgement page in the book. Cool, huh?

    Estimated delivery: April 2013

    3 out of 19 claimed

  • $700USD
    The Push

    Everything from the Labor level above minus the snack bag. In addition, if you are a doula, midwife, childbirth educator, birth center, midwife education group, non-profit support group or LLL group, you will receive up to 10 hours of customized website design. Consider using this website design for yourself or give this to your favorite midwife or HBC support group! A $1,500 value.

    Estimated delivery: May 2013

    0 out of 3 claimed

  • $2,500USD
    Baby is Born

    All the above minus limited perks. Plus, receive a coaching engagement with a Professional Executive Coach that focuses on what YOU want to achieve for your professional development. 5, 60-90 minute phone sessions and a development plan. Starts in April. A $5K value. A great incentive for birth groups to pool resources and grow their business! You will also be awarded VIP status and be invited to our book release party. Travel costs to Portland aren't included, but food and drink are!

    Estimated delivery: April 2013

    0 out of 3 claimed

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