Modern Mom is featuring my Fit and Fearless blog post today on Delivery Decisions, Choosing the Right Birth Facility. Here’s a snippet of the post that discusses the business of being born:
As an expectant mother, you probably daydream about the moment you will actually meet your baby for the first time. What he or she will look like? How will it feel to hold that tiny miracle in your arms for the first time?
Pregnancy is a journey whose big finale is birth, that sacred experience when you meet your baby for the first time – hear their cry, smell their tiny newborn head. It is a joy you get for just a few breaths, mere moments, out of an entire lifetime.
You may envision a birth where you are given dignity, control, respect and are able to make truly informed decisions. You may imagine having the constant support (of your choosing) of your partner or coach for the miraculous event. Sadly, this is not happening in many labor and delivery units across America today. More…
Read the full post…Delivery Decisions