you like your names to be kept confidential?
What prompted you to choose water as a labor/birth
Who initiated the interest to investigate
Did you have any fears in working with water as a
Is this your first child? If not, did you have a
water labor/birth before?
What were the differences between the labors/births?
(For mom & dad, child 1, 2 or 3)
What sort of birth experience was this for both of
you using water?
What advantages did you find with utilizing water
as a tool?
Would you recommend this to others? Would you do
What sort of preparation steps did you both do to
get ready for this?
What was the most memorable aspect of your birth?
Dad: How was supporting your wife with this labor and
birth different from your first child?
Dad: If this was your first birth, did you find the
water helpful or not? How?
When you brought the idea to your medical caregivers,
what was their response to your requests?
If anything, what would you do differently for the
next labor and birth?
Why did you choose to have the baby in a hospital
as opposed to your home or birth center?
16. If you were to have another child, would you
choose water as a labor or birth tool again?