Drug free childbirth: is it possible in a hospital environment?

Yes! It is definitely possible to have a drug free birth in a hospital! I had three of them

If you are planning a drug free birth in a hospital there are a number of things you can do to increase your odds of success. You should take a childbirth class so you know what to expect during labor and birth. Make sure you know all of your hospital's standard policies and procedures. Talk to your doctor about their policies and your preferences. Research and practice techniques for coping with the pain of labor and birth. Be sure to understand all techniques and PRACTICE!

The most important thing you can do is surround yourself with supportive caregivers who believe in your ability to have a drug free birth.

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Birth: November 24
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***Community Manager of Moms.com*** Mom to four amazing children. I am passionate about helping and supporting new moms as they enter into motherhood. I am a certified doula, certified childbirth educator and an accredited breastfeeding counselor.