From the archive, by Sheridan… Often when a mom thinks about choosing a care provider for her birth she thinks about two things: what kind of care provider she wants and where she wants to give birth. I think it is equally important to look at the type of relationship* you have with your care provider.
I met Krysti on the Hypnobabies Yahoo Group. She was planning a natural birth, but her baby was persistently breech. It was interesting watching her journey as she had to make tough choices in regards to her babies birth. I was excited to read her birth story and see how in the end she had …
I hadn’t forced anything by doing a version or getting an induction, both choices I was fine with making, of course. It was just reassuring to me when my water broke and left us with one, clear answer. I wasn’t nervous anymore (still freaked out about the recovery, but the surgery itself, I was really pretty chill with), and it no longer seemed like the undesirable choice. It was just the way this baby needed to come into the world, and who was I to argue with that or stress or worry about it. It was right, and I knew it.