- I trust my body to know how to birth this child -
Birth Center of Jacksonville offers water birth in both the birth center and at home births. Water birth is relaxing and peaceful for mom and baby. A beautiful and peaceful way to welcome your baby earth side.
Check out waterbirth.org for more information.
Water Birth Benefits
- Facilitates mobility and enables the mother to assume any position which is comfortable for labor and birth
- possible speeds up labor
- Reduces blood pressure
- Gives mother more feelings of control
- Provides significant pain relief
- Promotes relaxation
- Conserves moms energy
- Reduces the need for drugs and interventions
- Gives mother a private protected space
- Reduces perineal trauma and eliminates episiotomies
- Reduces cesarean section rates
- Encourages an easier birth for mother and a gentler welcome for baby