Being in water can help reduce the pain of labor and increase your comfort. The buoyancy provided by water also makes it easier to move freely between positions, aiding comfort. The Professional Birth Pool in a Box model is designed for reuse by midwives, birth centers, hospitals and in other situations requiring a more durable tub that can withstand heavy use.
The .55mm heavy plastic provides extra strength and protection over the personal version. This extra thickness on the bottom of the pool helps to prevent leaks and drips on the floor. The added thickness also offers a layer of padding on the bottom which makes it more comfortable for clients.
These tubs are designed for use with a disposable liner that provides a safe and sanitary method for reusing the tubs. Disposable liners are not only hygienic and may be required for meeting infection control standards.
Cost of rental is $75 and includes air pump, water removal pump and detailed instructions. It does not include disposable liner or water hose.
A birth stool helps you into a physiological upright posture during labor and birth. It can help provide balance and support to laboring women. Different positions and various movements can help with progress and comfort during labor.
Cost of rental is $40