1. WHERE WILL YOU FEEL MORE COMFORTABLE, AT HOME OR IN THE HOSPITAL?
Did you know that anxiety can interfere with labor? Consider whether you would be more comfortable delivering at home or in a hospital. It is not uncommon for labor to stop for a while when women check into a hospital for a delivery. If labor stops for any length of time, your obstetrician may want to begin induction processes to speed things up.
2. WHO DO YOU WANT MAKING THE DECISIONS ABOUT YOUR DELIVERY?
The big problem with hospital births is loss of autonomy, which starts with your insurance company telling you which doctor you may see and which hospital you may go to. Many insurance companies do not cover the services of midwives.
3. ARE YOU COMFORTABLE WITH MEDICAL INTERVENTIONS SUCH AS INDUCTION OR AN EPISIOTOMY?
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