Ways to prepare for a homebirth

Ways to prepare for a homebirth

Find a midwife who is skilled and is confident and experienced in homebirth, someone you feel that you can connect with.

Receive appropriate prenatal care

Eat healthy and exercise so that your weight gain is adequate, this helps in avoiding high blood pressure and other complications during pregnancy

Consider joining a yoga class and getting adjusted by a chiropractor who specializes in pregnancy

Inform yourself through reading, attending classes, watching videos and other resources

Join the homebirth community on Facebook, attend a local homebirth meeting in your area.

Plan to have an adequate support system in place during labor and the postpartum period. Consider hiring a doula for extra support.

The Golden Hour

The Golden Hour

Prenatal exercises

Prenatal exercises