Author(s): Gunning, Stephanie
Creating Your Birth Plan helps expectant mothers make informed decisions about the assistance they will require for childbirth. Designed to encourage collaboration between pregnant women and their caregivers, it includes information on: What to expect when delivering in a hospital, in a birthing center, or at home. How to select an advocate to ensure expectant mothers wishes are honored by their caregiver. The natural stages of labor in a problem-free birth. Explanations of various medical or surgical interventions, and potential complications and benefits of each. Natural alternatives to drugs, technology, and surgery.