Childbirth Decisions

You might think of your baby’s birth as the happiest moment of your life. But childbirth can also be scary, especially for first-time or high-risk parents. Having a plan and feeling like you have some control over what will happen to you often lessens the anxiety associated with labor and delivery. Birth plans run the gamut from pre-scheduled C-sections under general anesthesia to medication-free water births at home. You might be assisted by doctors, nurses, anesthesiologists, midwives, doulas, your partner, or your whole extended family. Listen to the Show