Hi everyone! I'm so excited to find out that there is a natural birth support group on here, even though I'm not pregnant yet and not TTC, lol. But my DH and I are planning to get pregnant within the next couple of years and I have always wanted a natural birth at a birthing center. But I recently found out that my blood type is B- and therefore I am RH negative. Does anyone else have this? Would it keep me from having my baby at a birth center? Would I be considered "high risk"? Any info you might have would help. Thanks View Thread
So, this past weekend my sister-in-law announced that she's expecting her first baby! I'm so excited for her. But while we were all sitting around the table with the family my husband asked if she was going to deliver at a birth center (because that's what we have planned when we have a baby). My mother-in-law gave him this dirty look (like "you can't be serious...not my daughter!") and said "NO!" This kind of scared me because I don't know what she'll say when she finds out that's what I want. Of course I'm not going to let anyone change my mind, but I also want her to be comfortable with the situation. Thoughts?View Thread
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