From the time the woman is familiar about her pregnancy she starts her natural care about the baby. The pregnancy itself, the process of labor and running of delivery, every step will influence after birth baby's condition and future development. The successful pregnancy can determine the absence of birth defects and a number of other afterbirth problems. One of the basic and most essential questions is the decision of birthing location.
In general birthing location variants can be divided into two categories: hospital birthing or home birthing. The groups have both their advantages and disadvantages. At the present time most women prefer birthing location at hospitals or birthing centers conditions, although the tendency of home birthing is progressing constantly. Most conservative doctors recommend choosing the hospitals as birthing location to prevent different delivery problems insisting in the idea that it is much easier to face complications in professional conditions. The practice shows that assistance of professional midwife or doctor can help in the case of emergency and unexpected complications. The most doctors from International Birth Associations insist that the benefits of home birthing are simple useless myths for inexperienced ladies.
Anyway, if the couple decided to pass through the process of delivery at home the woman has to get under number of additional testing to get the permission. Many women are guided by the common idea of difficulties connected with clinic's atmosphere and do not think over the advantages of hospital settings. In most cases hospital birthing presents the following scheme: labor room - delivery room - semiprivate room. During the labor it is not allowed for the woman to consume any food or drinks. It is possible to arrange the anesthesia, if it is necessary in the terms of hospital birthing. Sometimes doctors manage the delivery with the usage of medicines to reduce pain.
Today the modern hospitals have new offers for decreasing the birth risks. It is possible to arrange the family centered care: choose private rooms with bathes. This room can be used as the place of labors, delivery and later infants staying. The professional doctors and stuff will provide all necessary support if necessary. The pregnant women and the partner also can study special childbirth and prenatal programs at the hospital. The birth centers present a perfect birthing location for women that faced no difficulties during the pregnancy and no problems during the previous delivery and pregnancy. It is not recommended to ignore the birth centers if pregnancy is running in the group of risk.
But the statistics shows that in all countries all over the world the practice of home birthing is in the high popularity today. Some of women prefer home birthing because of family environment and safety they suppose to get stepping the way of home birthing. Actually the choice of birthing location is very individual event that should be chosen after the consultation with doctor.