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Old 04-07-2008, 10:54 AM   #14
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Re: Do you make up a birth plan?

I did for my dd since she was born in a hospital. I had a midwife who was respectful of my wishes, but I don't think anyone in the hospital (nurses etc.) bothered to read it.

I had to reiterate that no, I do not want the baby circd, no IV, no heplock, no bath for the baby, no hep b vax, goop, etc. While I was in labor. even though there was a nice printed document stating all that in my chart.

This time I am having a homebirth and I feel I don't need one. There are a couple of little things like that I or DH want to announce the sex of the baby, I would like to catch if i'm in a good position etc. but nothing I need to write a real plan for.
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