FAQ, Home Birth Safety

Bring Birth Home FAQ #4: What Home Birth Supplies Do I Need?

No Comments 27 June 2011

Welcome to video #4, “What Home Birth Supplies Do I Need?” in the Bring Birth Home Frequently Asked Questions series.

Kaitlin Rose here of Bring Birth Home. In this video, I reveal and discuss the home birth supplies I have purchased for my upcoming home birth. I purchased these home birth supplies from Mama Goddess Birth Shop, my favorite online birth store. Check out the BBH Home Birth Kit for yourself!

FAQ, Home Birth Advocacy, Home Birth Safety

BBH FAQ #3: What if Something Goes Wrong During a Home Birth?

No Comments 22 June 2011

Welcome to the third video in the frequently asked questions video series, “what if something goes wrong during home birth?”

 

Good Questions to Ask a Midwife During an Interview:
taken from Part 7 in the 9 Steps to Home Birth Prep BBH newsletter series

  • Are you certified? Certified Nurse Midwives and Certified Professional Midwives should be able to produce proof.
  • If you are unavailable when I go into labor, do you have a midwife back up? If so, can I meet her?
  • Do you work with a doctor? Can I meet that doctor?
  • What is your fee and do you accept any kind of insurance?
  • At what point do you join me during my labor?
  • Do you allow family/friends/doula to be present during my labor and birth?
  • Do you encourage movement and positioning during labor?
  • What is your transfer rate?
  • What is your c-section rate?
  • I have (or if I have) concerns handling pain, how will you help me cope? What are you suggestions?

FAQ, Home Birth Advocacy, Home Birth Safety

Bring Birth Home FAQ #2: How Can I Find a Home Birth Midwife? (video)

No Comments 02 June 2011

Welcome to video #2, “How Can I Find a Home Birth Midwife?” in the new BBH video series, Frequently Asked Questions by Kaitlin Rose of Bring Birth Home.

For those looking into or currently planning to birth at home, I am happy to answer this is a very important question: how to find a home birth midwife.

Watch the short video below for my answer to this question. Then be sure to scroll down below the video for more resources!

Find a midwife in your city and state by visiting Mothers Naturally.

This is a fantastic resource for anyone looking for home birth midwives!

For more information about midwives, state laws & regulations and to stay up to date with the changes in midwifery practice, please visit the Midwives Alliance of North America , MANA.org.

You can also visit the BBH page, Find a Midwife for more information, such as a list of questions to ask a midwife during an interview.

And ¬†don’t forget midwives! Please feel free to leave your contact information below!

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Watch the first video in the series, BBH FAQ #1: How Did You Discover Home Birth?


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