Dr. DiCampli explains if women experience more pain during a home birth.
Pain During Home Birth In labor, there is a degree of pain associated and it’s a necessary pain because it is the process of the uterus contracting and expanding, cervix expands and things have to happen in order to get the baby out. So there is pain. The pain is manageable. Everyone’s pain level is different. In a home birth setting, there are not any drugs for pain but there are natural things that you can do to help get through the pain and they vary from homeopathy to herbs to hydrotherapy and there’s a lot of support. So, there are options. It’s not drug options though.