How does birth work? Learn how the mind and body work together during labor to open up for your baby. It’s a beautiful process, and one you can learn to trust.Explore Chapter
Coming up with a birth plan and making decisions will be easier if you have sorted out what matters most to you. Use this worksheet to think about your priorities so you can weigh your options.
Use this worksheet to organize your birth plan and share with your support team what matters most to you during labor and birth.
Inspired by Jasmine and LaShanda's conversation in Birth Explained: The Beauty of Biology, here's a worksheet to help you give your body the 'thank you' it deserves. After all it has gone through and done for you and your baby, give it a little love!
Wondering whether a cesarean or vaginal birth is right for you? Read through these resources to learn more about the risks, benefits, and potential reasons for having a c-section or vaginal birth.
Standing, walking, crouching on all fours: laboring on your back isn’t your only option.
While both types of birth workers support people through all stages of pregnancy (including postpartum), midwives and doulas play very different roles.