Homebirth For Moms

Homebirth For Moms

Homebirth for the mother

  • She is not subjected to routine procedures such as immobilization for electronic monitoring, IV’s,  multiple vaginal exams or stirrups.
  • She can eat and walk freely.
  • She will have continuity of care with the same attendants, increasing safety.
  • She is more likely to be treated and her progress evaluated as an individual, rather than being sacrificed to protocols or statistical averages.
  • She is much less likely to request or require drugs for pain, forceps or a cesarean section when she has attendants who know that birth is a normal physiological function.
  • She is comfortable in her own surroundings, relaxed and able to labor and deliver wherever she chooses.
  • She has less chance of developing an infection.
  • Postpartum depression is less common since there is no separation of mother and baby and the midwife relationship/support continues well after the birth.
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Homebirth For The Family

Homebirth For The Family

Homebirth For Babies

Homebirth For Babies