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    Quote Originally Posted by Uh-Oh View Post
    I'd just like to thank you for this thread ladies, I had a very easy straight forward labour with ds in hospital and my obstetrician has actually suggested that I consider a home birth this time. I'm only 10weeks so have time to consider all my options.. I went private with ds and would like to go thru the birth centre (cmp) this time. If I don't get accepted then I will seriously consider a home birth.. I thought my biggest obstacle would be dh but he's all for it.

    All your info has been very useful!

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    WOW. Blow me down with a feather!!

    Who is this OB? Perth hospital?

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    Quote Originally Posted by starflame View Post
    Ive just been reading about home birthing. It sounds interesting to me so I just wanted to know if there is any ladies out there who have home birthed..what was your experience like? How did you go about getting a home birth? If you have birthed in a hospital and at home which experience did you prefer? Thanks for any information ladies!
    I planned a hb with my first, as when I got pregnant, I assumed that Oz would have lovely birthing units all over the place like NZ. Well was I in for a shock! I was informed RBWH was the only one in Brisbane, and you had to enter a ballot. I thought stuff that, I'm not letting my place of birth be decided by ballot, that's barb.aric, so decided then and there to start contacting all the local HB midwives, as I was not going to go to a hospital to have my bub.


    Anyway, through my local homebirth group, I found my MW, and was cared for by her wonderfully. The labour went a little west, so we ended up transferring to hospital, http://www.bubhub.com.au/community/f...r-to-hospital/ and it was wonderful having my MW with me, as she made sure all of my choices were respected, and it ended up being very straight foward.

    With my second bub, I had the same MW again, and successfully homebirthed, it was an amazing experience http://www.bubhub.com.au/community/f...-of-baby-Louie

    Third time my MW was no longer practising, so I had a doula instead, and it again was simply an amazing experience. http://www.bubhub.com.au/community/f...rth-of-Marley/

    I'd never birth in a hospital by choice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AM View Post
    WOW. Blow me down with a feather!!

    Who is this OB? Perth hospital?
    No, public hospital in Darwin. He was an extremely helpful and caring ob (for the 15mins I had with him anyway!). Basically said second time will be a breeze, you should home birth! I just about fell off my chair! Granted our public hospital ward is at capacity most days so it's probably a way of keeping bums outta beds as well!

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    Awesome. I hope he is a teaching Ob


 

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