In the first official episode of Birth Kweens, we’re talking about picking your birth team. This episode kicks off our five-part series that’s all about preparing for your birth. In this episode we talked about:

  • Why picking the right birth team is so important.
  • The four main reasons you should NOT just pick any random doctor/midwife to be your care provider.
  • Where to start and exactly what to consider when looking for a care provider who will be a good fit for you and your family.
  • The differences between a hospital birth team and a home birth team
  • How to pick a home birth midwife and why their hospital transfer rate isn’t the most important thing to focus on.
  • Where to go to get reliable reviews on your birth team
  • Special considerations and resources for VBACs (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean)
  • Who (and who not) to invite to your birth

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