What Birthing Choices Do I Have?
posted by The Live Better Team | November 3, 2017
As an expecting mother, you have a lot of choices to make about how you want to deliver your baby. What doctor should I choose? Should I have a natural birth? Do I want to give birth at home or in a hospital? Here is some information to help you make a few of these choices.
Choosing the Right Care Provider
Good prenatal care is vital to a healthy pregnancy. Let’s look at some of your primary options:
Where to Deliver Your Baby
More women are able to choose where they give birth now than ever before. While it’s important to remember that there might be circumstances that prevent you from finalizing a location until delivery is imminent, you do have a few options:
For help creating your delivery plan, speak to your primary care doctor or family practitioner.
The obstetricians/gynecologists, nurse practitioners and certified nurse midwives at Revere Health OB/GYN provide a full range of healthcare services to women throughout all stages of their lives including; puberty, child-bearing years, menopause, and beyond.
“Birthing Options and Doctors.” HealthLine. https://www.healthline.com/health/pregnancy/birthing-options#overview1
“Birthing Choices: Health Care Providers & Birth Locations.” American Pregnancy Association. http://americanpregnancy.org/labor-and-birth/birthing-choices/
This information is not intended to replace the advice of a medical professional. You should always consult your doctor before making decisions about your health.