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Barbara Harper

Barbara is the founder of Waterbirth International and she knows the importance of well informed parents making decisions with a caring provider. That is why she has poured much of her time into Birthpedia as a platform for expecting parents and birth workers alike. Birthpedia is designed to help moms obtain quick, relevant and current information on all things pregnancy and birth as well as improve resources for birth professionals.

Barbara Harper- RN
Barbara Harper is a leading voice for childbirth and maternity care reform, an author, educator, midwife and internationally recognized expert on the use of warm water immersion for labor and birth. Barbara’s professional inspiration began with a close and loving relationship with her grandmother, Estella Ethel Harper Lemunyon, who was a nurse and midwife for 47 years. Barbara became a registered nurse in 1975 and has worked in obstetrics, pediatrics, cardiac, neurosurgical intensive care and as a holistic nursing specialist. Schedule Appointment

Barbara Harper

Waterbirth Pioneer & Founder of Waterbirth.org