Many women love the idea of laboring in water and even giving birth in water. Research on water birth has demonstrated that water birth is a safe choice for most women. It is important to have a midwife who is skilled and comfortable with supporting women planning a water birth. I can support you through giving birth in the water and point you in the right direction for securing a birth tub if your bathtub–like most in Santa Cruz County–is too small to comfortably labor in.
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