So what questions am I forgetting?
How many clients do you normally take/have at a time?
What kind of prenatal care do you provide? (ultrasounds, testing)
Do you allow home births?
At what point to you come to the house when the woman is in labor?
How do you feel about inducing?
How do you feel about c-sections?
I want to go into labor on my own. At what point do you decide it’s best to induce?
What do you provide during labor? (tub, birthing ball)
Outside of drugs, do you do any sort of pain management? (breathing, massage)
Do you follow the woman’s cue during pregnancy and labor or do you take over and decide what is best?
Do you allow eating while in labor?
What kind of role do you allow the father to play in the birth? (catching the baby)
Do you allow your clients to wait until the cord stops pulsating before cutting?
Do you allow immediate bonding between mother and baby before cleaning and checking the baby? (breastfeeding)
Do you allow siblings to witness/participate in the birth?
If there is a complication, what is your priority? (mother or baby)
Do you have any assistants who attend the births also?
How much do you charge?