Assembling Your Dream Birth Team
Dec 27, 2019
If you want your dream birth, you need a dream birth team! They're kinda like the Avengers, but they have latex gloves & tired smiles instead of magical hammers and flying suits. Your dream team should consist of people who enthusiastically support your birth goals 100% and who have a track record of success. Second only to the knowledge & preparation you acquire through taking a super amazing birth course (wink!)
, your birth team is one of the most influential aspects in the outcome of your experience.
[3:22] 2 Categories of your birth team
[7:25] Why it's important to know what kind of birth you want and to have supporting information/research when you go to talk to those you love about supporting you in this birth.
[9:44] What do you do if you have some family members that may be imposing themselves on your space but you don't necessarily want them there?
[12:41] Your physical birth team - These people should support you 100%!
[15:09] HOW to find a great provider.
[21:47] WHY a birthplace tour is so important.
[27:20] Doulas - why they matter and where to find one.
[33:37] Birth photographers and videographers
[35:03] Knowledge & education helps you discover exactly what kind of birth you want and how to set up your all-star birth team.
[38:06] Summing it all up!
[38:44] But wait...what if you can't pick a different provider, whatever the reason?!
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