Intrigued by the idea of birthing your baby in a pool of water? Our homebirthing families love waterbirths! Your personal pool along with a hose and other necessities can be added on to the purchase of your birth kit during the pregnancy.
Benefits of birthing in water may include:
- Higher rate of normal spontaneous vaginal birth
- Shorter labors (active labor)
- Less usage of pain medication
- Lower rate of tissue lacerations on the perineum
- Lower rate of episiotomies
- Lower rate of Cesarean Sections
Want to know more? Check out this awesome article from Evidence Based Birth!
Evidence on Waterbirth, Dr. Rebecca Dekker. 2016.