16 Jul '11, 1am

Doctors Say More Women Should Give Birth at Home | Care2 Causes

If home birth had been an option where I live, I'd have jumped on it! The homelike natural options at our county hospital SUCK, the one in the next county doesn't even HAVE midwives (yet they had the money to remodel their birthing center with cherrywood paneling and a hair dryer in each bathroom-what woman is labor is going to give a rat's ass about a hair dryer?!), and there are no freestanding birthing centers at all. Statistics prove that home birth is just as safe as, if not safer than, hospital births for low-risk mothers, and they're much more user-friendly for the moms as well. You can wear what you want, eat or drink if you want, water birth is an option (they don't have jacuzzi tubs in the birthing center at the local hospital, and since I had back labor with my second daughter, I could've REALLY used one!), the germs are user-friendly (I joke that at the hospita...

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