FAQs

FAQs About Pregnancy and Birth

Parents-to-be have quite a task on their hands navigating the various OB-GYNs, midwives, hospitals, childbirth classes, and other service providers available to them. Here are some answers to a few of the most common questions about pregnancy and childbirth. I hope you find them helpful, and if you have additional questions, please feel free to contact me any time. I’m here to help!

I. Questions About Birth
a. Why natural birth?
b. What does labor feel like?
c. Let’s talk about pushing.
d. What about the epidural?
e. How long does labor last?
f. Do I need a doula?

II. Question About Prenatal Care
a. Midwife or doctor. Which should I choose?

III. Questions About Childbirth Classes

a. When should I start class?
b. Will I use what I learn?
c. What about the hospital class?
d. What is your fee? $400 ($150 deposit secures your space; 18 hours of instruction)
e. Cost-benefit analysis
f. What is Hypnobabies?

g. How do I know if hypnobirthing will work for me?
h. Hypnobabies vs. HypnoBirthing