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Quick Tip #8 for an awesome pregnancy and birth: OPTIONS!

by lizzi (follow)
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Think that your only option for pregnancy and birthing care is to book into your local hospital and take whatever they offer you?



Hospital
Think that standard hospital care is the only option available? Think outside the box! Image used with permission of the photographer - C Homan


No way. You have options!

Not all options are available in all areas, nor will they all be of interest to all women, but you can't say that you've made an informed decision about your options until you have explored some non standard options as well.

Homebirth options
Independent midwifery options
Hospital midwifery care programs

Studies show that continuity of care by a known midwife improves outcomes for mums and bubs!

Further reading:
Choosing a maternity care provider

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