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What is a Birth Plan

Birth Plan

As the due date gets closer the level of excitement increases and it is typically accompanied by some anxiety especially for first time parents who may not know what to expect. Having a general outline of your wishes or plan for labor and delivery can help mitigate the anxiety. Some labor plans are simple and consist only of the goal of a healthy baby and healthy mama. Other labor plans are long and contain many details. There is no right or wrong way to make a plan, just be aware that the baby will not read the plan and may deviate at any time. Be sure to share your plan with your healthcare provider and discuss any questions or concerns you may have. 

At which hospital would you like to delivery?

Who do you want with you in the labor and delivery room?

What do you want your room to be like?

How do you want to labor?

How do you want to push?

After Delivery

Baby Care

Author
Dr. Gottschalk Dr. Kathryn Gottschalk OBGYN

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