help please :) just a few quick questions!!
This is my second baby, I'm almost 20 weeks. I had my daughter in the hospital and I plan to birth this baby in a hospital also. I just want to do things a bit different this time. With my daughter the nurse was nice and I liked her but she was kinda pushy and wanted things her way. For example, before I delivered, I explained that I wanted baby on my chest directly after birth and I wanted to nurse right away. I also didn't want her give a bath that night. Well next thing you know, baby was placed on my chest for about 15 seconds then she was rushed away to the warmer...after that, a tech came in while I was in the bathroom and was giving her a bath then I didn't even get a chance to nurse until she was 2 hours old because the nurse told me she was too cold to leave the warmer. I was a first time mom and didn't wanna look like a crazy person for flipping out on the nurse so I let it all go. But this time I want to know my rights before I go in for delivery. Do they *have* to let them put baby under the warmer at all?? And can I refuse the bath until the next day? Are these choices I only have if I were to birth at home? I really don't feel comfortable having a home birth but I still want things done my way. Please help :)
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