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How do you go about getting a birthing pool for a home water birth?

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Asked by Anonymous at 9:17 AM on Dec. 10, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • lots of homebirth midwives will have them available for rent... some people just buy kiddie pools, and then some people order them online. google birth tub or birth pool. :) gl!

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:26 AM on Dec. 10, 2009

  • kiddie pools are cheaper and can be just as comfortable. especially the blow up ones.

    Answer by 31angelmommy3 at 11:01 AM on Dec. 10, 2009

  • I have seen many water births on the Discovery channel and TLC and the Moms are sitting in their opwn bath tubs. That seems like a good idea.

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:13 AM on Dec. 10, 2009

  • The big birthing tubs are better than the bath tubs. They are soft (easier on your knees if you want to labor/push on all fours) and much bigger and deeper than a bath tub. Most midwives will rent them too you or you can rent or buy one yourself. Often buying one costs about as much as renting one.

    You can buy one here :
    Rent here:

    Just google Birthing tub rentals and ton of sites will come up.

    Answer by PhilsBabyMama at 1:40 PM on Dec. 10, 2009

  • my mom is a home birth midwife and she has her clients get a inflatable pool. the little palstic ones are to small.

    Answer by Jessi_Lynn87 at 11:53 PM on Dec. 10, 2009

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