Natural Hospital Birth

The Best of Both Worlds

1Natural hospital birth is often touted as the “best of both” as families can birth in a hospital setting, but have the comforts of home by making the hosptial as “home-like” as possible.

For women who desire the home birth atmosphere, but are more comfortable with a hospital delivery, natural hospital birth is the right fit.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Supported Labor and Childbirth

Midwife giving pregnant woman antenatal care for childbirth in practiceAccording to two Cochrane systematic reviews, women who receive labor support are 26% less likely to deliver via cesarean, 41% less likely to have a vacuum or forcep delivery, 28% less likely to use any analgesia or anesthesia and 33% less likely to be dissatisfied or to rate their birth experience negatively.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Hallmarks of Natural Hospital Birth

  • Supported Childbirth

  • Intermittent monitoring

  • No IV unless necessary

  • Freedom to move

  • Minimal interruptions

  • Dim lighting

  • Ample eating and drinking

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