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Has anyone had a waterbirth and what was your expierence?

I am considering having a water birth and just want to get other water birth experiences

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Lyssa1188

Asked by Lyssa1188 at 12:49 AM on Aug. 1, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • I want one sooooo bad!

    But a good place to talk about this is in the Natural Pregnancy and Childbirth group. Many women there have done a water birth and there are also many midwives and doulas there who have witnessed water births, all of whom would be happy to share their experiences.
    outstandingLove

    Answer by outstandingLove at 12:51 AM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • I loved my water birth! The water is very soothing while you are in labor. The only time it really hurt was when I got out of the water. I loved it :D
    calebmama

    Answer by calebmama at 1:00 AM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • I.was thinking about that too.is it expensive?
    ms.keisha17

    Answer by ms.keisha17 at 2:08 AM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • I'm going for a water birth at home this time!

    ms.keisha-My entire experience, from the very first appointment with my midwife through pregnancy, labor & delivery in water at home, and postpartum visits, plus 24-hour on-call services and home visits is $3500.00. Our insurance is covering 90% of it.
    Erin814

    Answer by Erin814 at 2:13 AM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • Oh ok.
    ms.keisha17

    Answer by ms.keisha17 at 2:21 AM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • Our insurance wont cover it but I wnated to have one with my first child
    jazmya_mom

    Answer by jazmya_mom at 2:47 AM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • I have had a couple~ they were totally amazing, I HIGHLY recommend this!!
    :-D

    Mine were out of hospital, helping to better ensure a natural birth.

    They were free with medicaid coverage.
    doulala

    Answer by doulala at 6:25 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

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