Family Birthing Plan Labor: -Nichole would like to have an epidural when pain is not tolerable any longer or before she is too dilated to have one, which ever comes first. -Nichole would like to try to break her water naturally while at the hospital before making the decision for the OBGYN to. -If having to be medically induced Nichole would like to try walking or other suggestions to get labor going naturally first. -Nichole would like to be able to walk around and move during labor if possible. -Nichole and Holden would like to be informed of any medical decisions emergency or not that need to be done during the labor/birthing process. -Nichole would like to have her husband with her at all times during labor/birth weather it be natural or c-section. Birthing Process: -Nichole and Holden would like no students in the birthing room. -No other family or friends except Holden will be allowed in delivery room. -Holden would like to be able to take pictures or possibly video during the birthing process. -If having natural birth Nichole would like to avoid having an episiotomy. -Nichole would like to be directed when to push. -Nichole would like to be conscious the whole birth. -Nichole would prefer to have a low transverse incision on abdomen and uterus if having c-section birth. After Birth: -Holden would like to cut the umbilical cords. -If possible Nichole would like to have skin to skin contact with the babies right after the are born. -Nichole would like to have on hand free to touch the babies right after birth. -Nichole and Holden would like to have all newborn procedures to be done right after birth and in Holden and or Nicholes presence. -Immunize babies as procedure. -If babies health is in jeopardy Nichole and or Holden would like to be transported with the babies. Recovery: -Nichole would like a private room for after birth. -No one except Holden is allowed to hold or see the babies until after Nichole is in recovery due to bonding and breast feeding. -Babies are to be on demand breast feeding and no sugar water, fake nipples, or formula are to be given. Only pacifier and breast feeding. -Holden and Nichole would like to be able to give babies their first bath. -If babies are healthy Nichole would like nurse babies right after birth or recovery. -Nichole would like to have her catheter and IV removed ASAP. -Nichole would like the babies to be roomed with her at all times unless medically not allowed. Sorry so long but there it is. Good? bad? idk it is my first one!