“Of course we had the midwife, we had the doula, but that’s something we really did a lot of research on and we wanted to do,” Kurková
Her active labor lasted just 2½ hours and keeping her focus on meeting her son helped relieve the pain.
“I really wanted to do it in the water because it’s better for the baby to be born in the water — from water to water — and it’s less painful for the mom,” she explains of her decision to deliver in a birthing pool.
Read the full article on celebritybabies.people.com. Learn more on another article today on Time: Midwives say birthing centers could cut c-section rates and save billions.