We’re hearing more and more about the choices that women have in giving birth. There are hospital birthing suites, birthing centers, and even home births, But do all these choices go out the window when you’re having multiple babies? If we want something other than a hospital birth for our twins, how do we determine what is possible? Today we're learning what may be possible for twin births, including giving birth at home.
You were planning for a vaginal birth, but then you learn your baby is breech. Fetal position is often overlooked until late in the pregnancy, so what are your options? Should you try and get your baby to turn? Can you deliver a breech baby vaginally? What are the concerns for both mom and baby?
It's always a good idea to tour your hospital before you deliver your baby. Who typically gives these tours and what important information can you learn to improve your overall childbirth experience? Plus, learn how touring a hospital can benefit you if you're planning to deliver at home or at a birth center.
You’re thinking about giving birth at home. Well, how do you know if that’s the best decision for you and your family?
We're continuing our series to help you choose the best health care providers for your birth. In this episode, we'll explore the role of a midwife. What are a midwife's primary responsibilities and how can you find the right one for you?
If you’re thinking about having an unmedicated birth… you may have a lot of questions about what is actually needed in order to give birth. Like where should you birth your baby?
You're considering a non-traditional birth, but is unassisted childbirth in your future? Learn what happens without the assistance of a medical or professional birth attendant.
Are you considering a vaginal birth after cesarean, also known as a VBAC? There are several factors that determine whether or not you are a good candidate for this type of birth. Today we'll be discussing the risks and benefits of having a vaginal birth versus a repeat cesarean.
We're launching a new series all about your choices of how to birth your baby. In this episode, we're learning all about planned homebirth. What typically happens during a homebirth and how can you better prepare to have the best experience possible?