As you’re imaging your baby’s birth, what do you envision? Do you want to have pain medication? Do you want a “natural” childbirth? Do you want someone special to cut the umbilical cord? What should your FirstLight team know about you or your pregnancy?
A birth plan helps to answer some of these key questions. It’s a document that you create before delivery. A birth plan outlines to the OB team what’s important to you, helping you to have the best possible birthing experience. Here’s a guide for creating a birth plan and worksheet for you to use during planning.