If you're looking for a water birth pool for your maternity unit you've come to the right place.
Our award-winning birthing pools have been top of the market for over 35 years!
They provide unparalleled hygiene and safety, unbeatable value, better results and superior performance.
Active Birth Pools are made by hand to order in England, built to last for decades and guaranteed for life.


“The pinnacle of water birth pool design and development. 
An incomparable combination of design, materials and manufacturing” 
Building Better Healthcare Awards

We helped pioneer the use of water for labour and birth by designing the pools that made this revolution in maternity care possible.

Since 1987 we’ve supplied thousands of birthing pools to hospitals around the world and established a reputation for quality and service.

Mothers and midwives love our water birth pools because they are incredibly comfortable, practical and easy to use.

Buyers choose us because we deliver superior performance, unparalleled safety, unbeatable value and sustainability.

The judges said that, “The combination of evidence based, user-centred,
ergonomic design, specialised materials 
and bespoke manufacturing
had resulted in water birth pools that were truly in a class of their own”

We’ve achieved success by continuously innovating, keeping things simple and focusing on our core principles of safety, value and performance.

Our unrivalled knowledge and wealth of experience enable us to provide water birth pools that minimise risk, optimise results and maximise value.

Active Birth Pools are handmade to order by highly skilled craftsmen in England and shipped world-wide.

They are fabricated in a proprietary material called Ficore®, a composite resin with extra-ordinary properties.

“The best pools for the Birth Olympics hands down! Makes you want to have another baby just to experience it again!  I’ve both delivered and caught babies in your pool. They’re comfortable, provide stability, are simple to clean and midwife and dad friendly. Just a dream all the way around.” Alicia Witt Director BirthPros.com, CEO at ArizonaMidwife.com

“I’ve had the pleasure of working with Keith Brainin since 1985. His expertise is unparalleled. He is professional to work with and the high standard of his pools has resulted in them withstanding the test of time and many births”
Dr. Yehudi Gordon MB BCh, MD, FRCOG, FCOG SA Author and water birth pioneer

This short, simple video has garnered close to 12,000,000 views on YouTube.

It shows how mothers relate instinctively to our pools and move
naturally to find the most comfortable and beneficial positions.

“Not only are they gloriously spacious and inviting, they are made to the highest specifications and considerations to maximise comfort and safety. In short, they are second to none!”
Sheena Byrom OBE – Activist, Midwife, Speaker and Author

“When asked about the history of birthing pools in hospitals, I mention the day when Keith Brainin realised that special bath tubs might be designed and commercialised to meet the needs of labouring women.”
Dr. Michel Odent – water birth pioneer, obstetrician and author

Click here to see what clients, end-users and health care professionals have to say about our water birth pools.

Click here to find out more about our water birth pools and why hospitals world-wide make us their first choice.

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