1. You are healthy.
    On top of that, having an established connection with your own body through an athletic endeavor, a yoga or martial arts practice, or a breathing and meditation technique are of huge benefit to the homebirthing mother who must cope with and transcend sensation.
  1. You’re open to having a Plan B.
    A mother who intends to birth at home needs to be flexible and have a Plan B in case the home route doesn’t pan out. This backup plan must be made wisely, with the help of a doctor and a nearby hospital. The transportation to the hospital must be set up in case of emergency as well.