Would you like to share your natural birth story?

Please e-mail your submission to: [at] gmail [dot] com

Please include the following survey with your submission:
*Questions are a just a guideline, only answer what you feel comfortable with!

1. When did you decide you wanted to deliver your baby naturally?
2. What reasons or factors went into your decision?
3. What did you do to prepare for natural childbirth? (midwife, classes, methods, books, etc.)
4. What was the hardest part of your experience - before, during, or after childbirth?
5. What was most helpful to you during labor to help make pain from contractions manageable?
6. What do you wish you would have known going into delivery?
7. Is there anything you would have done differently?
8. What did you feel were the positive benefits to your natural childbirth - were the benefits what you expected?
9.  Is natural childbirth something you recommend to other mothers, or something you'd do again?
10. What advice do you have for other mothers interested in natural childbirth?

Also, feel free to include a picture of yourself and/or your baby!