Women have a variety of options when it comes to the childbirth process. Natural and drug-free, IVs and epidurals, hospitals or home. Birth centers are worth considering because they offer the best of both worlds.
This article from Mama Natural gives a great overview on what birth centers are like and what you can expect. There are two kinds of birth centers – some art attached to hospitals, while others are free-standing. Hospital birth centers have to adhere to the standards of that particular hospital, but you are closer to medical care if something goes wrong.
Birth centers are a great option because they’re very safe (at least for women with low risk pregnancies), comfortable and private, supportive, far less expensive, and they offer individualized care.
Read the full article here: Is a Birth Center Right for You?