Year of baby's birth
Satisfaction with care from midwives:
Satisfaction with care from obstetricians:
Satisfaction with care from GP:
Satisfaction with quality of processes/facilities:
Satisfaction with birth experience overall:
Model of care
Known midwife (MGP/birth ctr in pub. hosp.)
Why did you choose this model of care?
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)
How did your birth start?
Spontaneous labour (started naturally)
What were your outcomes?
Transferred from home/low risk birth service to hospital due to diagnosed risk, Staff I didn't know attending me, CTG monitoring (continuous monitoring of baby's heartbeat), Induction/augmentation of labour, Caesarean section
Details of experience
Attended by an unknown midwife, nil care or concern for my birth preferences.
OB/ midwife coercion, cascade of intervention, c section delivery
Healthy baby, strong willed mother
Gave me the hunger and drive to change the maternity system in Australia for birthing families.