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Old 01-25-2013, 08:04 PM   #12
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Re: Birth Plan for Hospital

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Originally Posted by cinderella08 View Post
My comments are in PINK
what she said! I'm a nurse (although I don't have much experience in labor & delivery) and I really highly doubt the vast majority of nurses would read this (and, in particular, remember it), it's very extensive and gives off a bad vibe.

My advice is do what you want, refuse what you don't. If you need you think you'll need help having the birth you want, hire a doula.

ETA: I had a natural birth at a hospital without a doula that was not stressful at all thanks to a wonderful nurse. Unfortunately the demeanor and helpfulness of the staff will likely be luck but I think the birth plan in it's original format may start you off on the wrong foot. I had a birth plan but it was much more for me and my hubby.
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