QUESTIONS FOR LABOR ASSISTANTS
you like your names to be kept confidential?
How and when did you hear about waterbirth?
How many waterbirths have you attended?
How did you get started with assisting in waterbirths?
Did you go through training to assist in this sort
How did you prepare yourself for this experience?
(What did you wear, bring, etc.)
What fears did you have if any assisting a water
What were the benefits of water labor or birth for
you as an assistant as opposed to a labor without the use
Where were you most comfortable when assisting a
water labor or birth and explain why? (Home, Hospital, Birth
What are some tricks of the trade you learned either
in a training workshop on waterbirth, in a book, video or
tape, or on the job?
What would you do differently or the same the next
What words of wisdom would you give to other
labor assistants in regards to assisting a water labor or