Natural birth practices are less expensive as well as better for healthy women and their healthy babies. Even high risk mothers have better health outcomes when lower tech methods and locations are generally used (Margaret Tew). The key is knowing how to combine healthy holistic practices with the rare need for medical technology and intervention.
With less federal and state money available, hospitals are looking for ways to boost popularity with lower cost. Natural birth has been sought after by parents wanting both hospital birth and mother-centered or baby-centered care.
Spinning Babies has lots to offer. Spinning Babies has lots of tips to avoid cesareans due to long labors, posterior and other challenging fetal positions, or the routine hospital practice of reclining in bed during labor (the mom not the doctor).