Year of baby's birth
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Model of care
Why did you choose this model of care?
Better undisturbed vaginal birth outcomes. Continuity of carer
What were your choices for this birth?
Water immersion for labour and birth, Support for normal vaginal birth, Birth support team of my choice (no visitor restrictions), Homebirth with a registered private midwife
How did your birth start?
What were your outcomes?
Attended by my known midwife/doctor, Normal vaginal birth, Water immersion for labour, Water immersion for birth
Details of experience
The most empowering experience of my life. Completed supported, known midwife present, felt calm and in control and loved. Baby was born easily into birth pool. I was the first person to touch her, I picked her up out of water and straight to my chest. Absolutely life changing and fulfilling experience.