my original stance was to be like those little monkeys...
You know…see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil….
In other words to just kind of go with the flow at my birth!
But then I started doing some research…and the magical world of episiotomies, fundal pressure, and forceps appeared in front of me.
I was shocked honestly…nobody really warns you about these things and they don’t seem to be that widely known outside of the mommy world.
So I did some research and watched a million birth stories…only to come to the conclusion that it probably wouldn’t hurt to have a birth plan after all.
So, like I do with everything else in my life, I dove in head-first.
The following is a compilation of the crazy amounts of research I did reading through first-hand accounts of moms who recently gave birth + hospitals + labor & nurse delivery recommendations!!
All pieced together for your viewing pleasure :D