Pregnancy and childbirth are a normal and healthy moments in life of the family. Home birth experience assisted by the health professionals can be a woman's choice. A study of qualitative phenomenology about the meaning of home birth for women assisted by health provider is still rare. This study is a part of a research about women's experience during labor with home birth assisted by the health providers. Seven women experienced child birth processes at home with the assisting of health providers in a public health center in Malang municipal, East Java. Data was collected by conducting two interviews along with the field notes. The interview was recorded, than, transcribed. The research finding discussed about the women experiences of home birth processes assisted by the health providers. Furthermore, this research discussed about the deep meaning of home birth for a women, including the nature of birthing and childbirth as women, the happiness for a woman who experienced child birth processes at home and the meaning the family life learning when the mother experiencing child birth processes at home. The result of this research is considered for giving information in determine policy in designing program of nursing intervention design for assisting and providing the women health needs in home birth processes.
- meaning, home birth, women, health provider