Misty Dawn

Birth Plan: Intervention

We are going to dive into your birth plan: intervention considerations today. Hopefully, by the end of this article, you will know all the things to consider when trying to decide your birth plan: intervention. has a list of things to decide about the intervention techniques that are used. Think about each of these and decide if it is something you are willing to use or if it’s a hard no. says “Use these labor and delivery questions as your birth plan template, writing down your answers then sharing with your support team before the big day.

  • Do you want fetal monitoring?
  • How do you feel about maternal monitoring (internal exams, external exams)?
  • How do you feel about induced labor or artificial rupture of your membranes?
  • Do object to or welcome an episiotomy?
  • Do you have an opinion about vacuum extraction/forceps?
  • Do you have special concerns or preferences about cesarean delivery?
  • Under what circumstances or timing would you consider having any of these?”


Feel free to google these items to inform yourself about each. An episiotomy, for instance, is more than a cut sometimes. You should make sure you know what you are getting into for all these topics. At the end of the day, it’s YOUR body and only you can decide what’s best for you. Be good to yourself!

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Misty Dawn Photography Birmingham Birth Plan: Intervention

August 19, 2021

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