Year of baby's birth
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Model of care
Why did you choose this model of care?
Continuity of care, wanted to birth at home. Better outcomes with this model of care
What were your choices for this birth?
Water immersion for labour and birth, Support for normal vaginal birth, Homebirth with a registered private midwife, Unmedicalised birth process
How did your birth start?
Spontaneous labour (started naturally)
What were your outcomes?
Birth support team of my choice, Water immersion for labour, Instinctive pushing (ie not coached), Vaginal birth
Details of experience
I was supported by a known midwife throughout my pregnancy and birth. I laboured in the birth pool and gave birth in our bedroom. I felt respected, safe and supported.