American Pregnancy Association: Home Birth

https://www.romper.com/p/i-had-unassisted-home-birth-again-19428177 Home Birth: Benefits and Tips For centuries giving birth at home was the norm. By the 1900s increasing numbers of women started having their babies at hospitals. However, as our understanding of anatomy, modern medicine, the mechanics of childbirth, and technology have significantly increased, more women have been willing to consider the option of …

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Choosing Your Birth Team

Choosing Your Birth Team Choosing the members of your birth team is one of the most important decisions that you’ll make during your pregnancy. This person or group of providers will support you emotionally and physically throughout your pregnancy, advocate (and hopefully pursue) your wishes during labor, and check in on you during your postpartum …

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Your Top Questions About HomeBirth… ANSWERED!

By 3under3andme On January 7, 2020 Back in September when I published my birth story I promised to answer the most popular questions that I received about homebirth “in a few weeks.” A few weeks came and went and well, here we are in January. While I didn’t make the goal on timing, I am happy to deliver …

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Is Home Birth For You?

Long before there were hospitals to deliver in (and even long after hospitals started to spring up), women were having babies at home — often in the same bed they themselves were born in. But with the unsanitary conditions and haphazard medical care that were the norm a couple hundred years ago, it was hardly …

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Midwives Explain What a Home Birth Really Means

BY LAUREN VALENTI April 16, 2020 Photo: Getty Images The COVID-19 pandemic has presented a unique set of emotionally distressing challenges for pregnant women. From concerns about their health and that of their baby, to the prospect of having to go into labor and birth alone in hospitals, mothers-to-be are facing extreme fear and uncertainty in an already vulnerable …

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Birth Prep…

Maternity Photos taken for Nico’s Pregnancy in May 2016, by Dana Monticelli Photography By 3under3andme On April 18, 2019 Today we’re talking all things Birth Prep! And because I don’t have any pictures of me reading labor and delivery books or listening to podcasts, I shared some maternity photos instead. Because what’s a blog post with pictures? Earlier …

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So You’ve Heard About Home Birth…

Located photo here. Pretty sure it wins for best home birth meme of all time!! We all know how the story goes, right? Contractions start, our water breaks, we rush to the hospital and the doctor delivers our baby, we stay 2 days and then go home. But what if you wanted a different story? …

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