When it comes to talking about birth there can be so much divisiveness: home VS hospital, epidural VS natural, etc. Though these polarized debates can cement an opinion for some, they are confusing as hell to many others. The truth is, most women would be very content with the best of all possible worlds.
As a wise friend once asked, Why can't we get the freshly baked bread AND the epidural?
I think it's a great idea to take what you can get from both the hospital and the hippies, and cobble together the kind of birthing support that's just right for you.
On that note, I'd like to throw out some ways home birth practices* can help in a hospital birth setting.Read More »from 5 Home Birth Lessons to Take with You to the Hospital