Birth Planning

Home Birth Planning Against Medical Advice

Yesterday we talked about the value of birth plans. For most low-risk women, writing a birth plan is an easy task. But women at high obstetric risk may find the task more difficult due to unwanted recommendations intended to improve their safety.

Birth Planning

Do birth plans make birth better?

There seems to be a level of mythology associated with birth plans. On one hand are the advocates who insist the birth plan is a valuable tool to ensure the desired birth experience. On the other hand are the nurses whose experience

Birth Planning

Sample Birth Plan: Sexual Abuse Survivor

Thank you to a courageous reader for sharing her birth plan. Read more about her birth planning. My name is XXX, I prefer to be called XXX, I am accompanied by my husband XXX. This is our birth plan for the birth