A home birth environment should be a calm, comforting, fun atmosphere. The laboring mother is surrounded by her closest loved ones and supportive birth team during her labor and birth. Check out the video above to what happens during home birth.
You're in control.
The beauty of home birth, is that one's entire home is birthing suite and YOU have control! There are no rules which prohibit you from doing normal activities during your labor, such as eating, drinking, walking and frequent position changes. Laboring mothers are not confined to the bed. The mother can design the birth space into whatever she desires, to make facilitate a comfortable birthing atmosphere. Music, oils, dim lighting etc. are all things that one can incorporate to make the place for birth soothing and enjoyable. To ensure a healthy process, it is important to select a skilled and knowledgeable midwife to ensure a safe laboring and birth process.