How Big is a Placenta Bowl?

And Other Weird Questions You'll Ask When Planning a Home Birth

How Big is a Placenta Bowl?  And Other Weird Questions You'll Ask When Planning a Home Birth tackles your most outrageous and irreverent home birth questions and delivers practical advice for couples preparing to give birth at home.  Get answers to questions like:

 

• How messy is home birth?

• How much will it cost?

• How do I get the gunk out of the birth tub?

• How do I choose a midwife?

• How can I convince others I’m not crazy?

• What should I wear?

• Why the heck do I need olive oil?

• Should I have my other kids at the birth?

 

One of the only guides to home birth written specifically for a United States audience, this book also includes a special section for husbands and partners and contains detailed state-by-state tables of midwifery regulations, insurance coverage, and newborn testing procedures. Also included is a birth kit checklist and a sample birth plan for home birthers.