Friday, March 18, 2011

Birthing naturally...

Natural Birth is a labor and birth free of drugs and most medical interventions. Natural birth is appropriate for any healthy mom and baby, and it’s the safest and healthiest way to deliver. Babies and moms are more alert at the birth and recovery from birth is quicker.
There are many tools that help families accomplish a natural birth. The two that we feel are most critical are the birthing environment and the care providers.
A care provider that is supportive and skilled in natural birth is a must. Having a care provider that you build a relationship with during your pregnancy and who is there to guide you is priceless. An environment which is calming, allowing freedom of movement helps facilitate birth by letting your body relax and therefore release natural endorphins your body uses to complete your birth.
More couples are looking for a more “natural”, personalized option. They want to have a “designer birth”…… that they design and help create. We encourage families to research all options when making their labor and birth plans. What could be more natural than BIRTH? Some things just can’t be improved on.