Tips for a Healthy Birth

There are 5 ways to reduce your risk of a C-section:

Want to learn more? OB/GYNs recommend these ways to have a safe, natural labor and delivery if your pregnancy is low risk. And, Childbirth Connection and the National Partnership for Women and Families recommend this for a pathway to a healthy birth.

Already know what you want your labor to be like? If so, fill out your birth plan – and, share it with your OB/GYN or nurse midwife. Make sure to talk to your OB/GYN or nurse midwife about your birth plan at your pre-natal appointments instead of at the very last minute.

Do you need to schedule a C-section for medical reasons? These are some tips to help you get ready for it and recover from it.