7 Ways to Have a Home Birth in the Hospital

Photo by: Selena Burgess
Meditate
There are other terms for this in the birthing world, the most popular I think being, 'Hypnobirthing'. We took the course. Bought the book. Honestly? While I may not... more 
Photo by: Selena Burgess
Meditate
There are other terms for this in the birthing world, the most popular I think being, 'Hypnobirthing'. We took the course. Bought the book. Honestly? While I may not subscribe to everything that is Hypnobirthing, the classes, the theory, the focus on birth as being a natural process, the focus on a woman's strength of mind, body and spirit? Those teachings and the time spent practicing meditation and self-awareness were all good stuff.
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Fri, Aug 17, 2012 3:12 PM EDT
It's been a little over a year since my second child, Abigail, was born. Being the sentimental type, I have been going through old photos and reminiscing about her birth. And her brother's. These are children I never thought I'd have. Who have graced me with their lives, their love, a family. If there is one thing that I've learned about birthing, that I won't ever stop voicing to other mamas, it's that you are fierce. And that you need to advocate for yourself and make sure you get the birthing experience you really want. Here are 7 tips on how to have a home birth experience in the hospital. - By Selena Burgess



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