Many different childbirth techniques exist, but some a particularly directed at natural child birth. This link reviews the details of such well-taught methods in Austin, including HypnoBirthing, The Bradley Method, Birthing From Within.
You probably have many questions related to our usual management of labor and delivery. We have put together this list of how we manage normal labor and birth based on our non interventionist philosophy. While these are standard practices for all of our providers, many factors could change the management of your particular situation. Please take into consideration that these are ideals and complications may change how we approach your specific care.
Your baby will come out when s/he is ready and some just like to take their time. But if an induction date and medical intervention is looming, you might feel like you want to give him/her a gentle nudge. Here are some of the alternative methods of bringing on labor.
At OB/GYN North we limit the process of labor induction to true medical indications only. We appreciate that this deviation from spontaneous labor is often not the ‘first choice’ of our clients, but we hope that you will be receptive to our recommendations.
There are a variety of ways in which induction can be accomplished and it is essential that your plan is customized to your specific circumstances, which we will share with you throughout the process.
A doula is a person who accompanies a woman in labor and mothers the mother, taking care of her emotional needs throughout childbirth. A doula also provides support and suggestions for partners that can enhance their experiences of birth. A postpartum doula continues that valuable emotional support and guidance, helping a family make a smooth transition into new family dynamics.