1. You want to be able to shower and eat during labor.
    Homebirths eliminate fetal monitoring, and without the looming threat of having to intubate for surgery, you can eat when you’re hungry, drink when you’re thirsty and take a walk if you feel the urge.
  1. You already know of a great midwife, birthing center or holistic doctor.
    This is a team who can recommend the best, wisest, most experienced birth facilitator to help you birth at home. Having the right support during the birth is a huge component and something you will need to line up.