Why Natural Childbirth?

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Birthing the Way Nature Intended

Many women wonder: “Why natural childbirth?”Birth is a normal, natural event and not a disease or “condition” that requires medical intervention. Every woman’s birth experience is different and should be allowed to follow its natural course. Most births do not require medical intervention as a woman’s body is perfectly designed to handle the rigors of pregnancy and subsequent birth all by itself – as it has been for thousands of years!

A natural childbirth allows you to be in control of your own body and actively participate in the delivery of your baby making the experience more rewarding and empowering.  The birth of your baby needs to be a time where you are fully alert, aware of your body and aware of the sensations of the life coming forth.

This is also a time where you and your partner can connect on a deeper level. You can work together to help you manage your pain. Your partner can help you with massages, relaxation and breathing techniques. There are several ways to deal with the pain such as:

  • Breathing Exercises
  • Visualization Techniques
  • Self-Hypnosis

None of these require any kind of drugs or special methodology, nurses, doctors and the stress of a hospital – just a willingness and practice! You can start practicing before the big day so that the techniques will become 2nd nature to you.

Can you have this kind of experience at a hospital? Not really. However there is a great alternative for you, it’s known as a birthing center. Here you will have the comforts of a home setting with the benefits of having a doctor and his staff nearby. Want to know more? Click here to learn why a birthing center is a great alternative to a hospital.