BBL 171: Write the Perfect Natural Birth Plan

It’s almost time for your baby’s birthday and you’re hoping for a great natural birth. You know a birth plan is important - but writing one is confusing! What should you include? What should you leave off? Should it have pictures, icons, bells and whistles? Listen in to today’s episode where I share my best birth plan tips as a childbirth educator, midwife assistant to over two dozen births, and mama of eight!

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Topics I Cover in This Podcast:

  • Here’s the perfect length for your birth plan (and why length is so important)
  • Why you need to write your birth plan from scratch
  • There’s no need for pretty icons or dumbed-down pictures
  • The rule of thumb for the perfect birth plan
  • Why considering your options is key
  • Should your birth plan include preferences for your baby?
  • Why your birth preparation needs to have a spot on your plan
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Things Mentioned on This Week's Podcast

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(NOTE: Want a Perfect Birth Plan Template? Use this template and step-by-step videos to write a birth plan that gets your birth team on your side for a beautiful birth experience! Get the kit here.)

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