Birth

Plenty of options exist for pregnant women and their families when it comes to birth choices. Whether you wish to use a birth pool during labour, have a homebirth, try a lotus birth or a vaginal birth after caesarean, this page will inform you all about the different birth choices. In addition, you can find out about giving birth at a birth centre or employing techniques taught in programs like Calmbirth or at a Hypnobirthing session. Navigate through the sections below to learn more about the birth choices of interest to you.

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Active Birth

Active Birth

Active Birth encourages walking around, remaining upright (where possible) and choosing positions for labour and birth freely. In addition active birth promotes finding ways to relax in upright positions. Upright births are likely to be shorter, less painful and involve fewer interventions than recumbent births.

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breech birth

Breech Birth

A breech birth does not have to mean a caesarean birth. For instance if you are pregnant with a breech baby then you can read widely about breech birth. And then you are better informed to discuss the risks and benefits of a breech birth with your midwife or doctor.

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