The Perfect Birth

The thing that is often forgotten amidst all of these choices is that the choice is YOURS and yours alone. Where you birth your baby, and how you birth your baby are (up to a point) entirely up to you. All of those people with their scary stories and helpful advice can tell you those things because it’s not their body, and it’s not their baby. Many women don’t realise they even have a choice about their birth, and often entering into a medical environment can bring out the 5 year old in us, leaving us nodding meekly even as we’re hooked up to monitors and strangers come in to explore our nether regions…. But you CAN ask questions and you DO have choices.

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