Birth Preferences

Labor:
No IV, please
Move around and drink clear fluids
Intermittent auscultation (30-60 min 1st stage, 15-30 min 2nd stage, 60 second periods)
Please do not offer pain medication
My husband (Jason) and Doula (Kelley) present for labor and delivery
Calm environment

Delivery:
Pushing in different positions as needed
Delayed cord clamping (stops pulsing or physiological cord closure)
No pitocin after delivery unless medically necessary
Calm environment

Baby:
No eye ointment, please
Vitamin K and Hep B, ok
Baby stay with mom or Jason
Breastfeeding exclusively
No bath for the first 12 hours

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