I think what has been scary is friends who delivered here saying they requested to wait but were aggressively handled to rapidly deliver the placenta.
Originally Posted by marliah
I think a homebirth may be a good option
I don't understand the rush to birth the placenta! I never have delivered mine for at least a half hour are baby, I would be quite annoyed if someone was trying to rush that. I would bring that up to any healthcare provider right up front and let them know you don't want a repeat experience.
After a homebirth I know the midwife is there for a while, but how long? I had checks every 2 hours for 24 hours to see id my uterus was shrinking by kneading my belly. What is done for that?
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