What are some of the benefits to water birth in birmingham alabama? Is it right for you? Where would you even begin to start looking into having a water birth? These are all questions that moms all across the country have asked time and time again. Keep reading to get my take on water birth and if its right for you.
Water birth in Birmingham Alabama
Water birth is unlike any other kind of birth. The baby is born while the mom is in a tub or pool of water. There are lots of places that have been used for water birth including bathtubs, kiddie pools and even portable jacuzzi’s. Wherever you decide to have your baby, water birth can be done anywhere you can get a tub of water.
The benefits of water birth in Birmingham Alabama
Some of the benefits of water birth can be a decrease labor pain or your need for anesthesia, decrease the duration of labor, give you a greater sense of control, conserve your energy, and reduce perineal trauma. So many moms have chosen water birth in birmingham alabama because of all these benefits.
Finding a caregiver to assist with my water birth
Most midwives and doulas are skilled and trained in helping with water births. Hospitals can be equipped with tubs in which to have your baby, but it’s not guaranteed. Choosing your prenatal care provider and location for your birth will play a big part in whether or not water birth in birmingham alabama is the right choice for you.
Remember…however your baby is born, you know what’s best. You’ve got this mama.
If you are expecting soon, don’t hesitate to reach out about a maternity or newborn session very soon. I take on a very limited number of sessions each month in order to give my clients the best possible experience. You can read more about a newborn photography session to decide if we are a good fit.
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