Preparing for baby's arrival with a comprehensive birth plan

November 9, 2021 Christine Cox

Women making a birth plan and packing a hospital bag


Key takeaways:

  • Birth plans help you feel safe and confident and make planning for the unexpected easier.

  • Providence encourages patients to discuss their birth plans early on so physicians know your preferences.

  • Birth plans help you figure out the best doctor and labor support team combination for you.

This article is part of a paid branded content series with Get Creative, a division of USA Today. The article originally appeared on USA Today here.


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