Choosing a Water Labor & Birth Pool
Selecting your water labor & birth pool may seem like an overwhelming task but it can be made easier if you do the following:
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1) Be realistic about what you can afford.
Our pools range in price from the $65 to $310. See our choices here.
If you can go a bit higher in price then the La Bassine Pool is the pool for you. This product is perfect for families who want a quality pool that is ethically manufactured: no child, forced or underpaid labor and is nade from Eco-Friendly vinyl: - no phthalates, lead or cadmium. This pool has two interior handles perfect for assitance with pushing and getting in and out of the pool. This product is also marketed by women for women around the world and is not mass produced. It is strong and dependable, constructed with heavy I-beam walls and its large air valve allows for fast inflation.
If you are a midwife or doula then you will want to consider La Bassine PROPool. This is our most economical Eco-Friendly pool, comes with 10 custom fit liners and is guaranteed for one year or 10 births. Constructed like the regular La Bassine Pool with the same features but with 30% stronger material ~ designed for repeat use.
2) Select a pool that best meets yours needs.
If you are a midwife or doula select the La Bassine PRO Pool. It comes with 10 liners and is guaranteed for 10 uses or one year.
3) Order your pool early and use it in late pregnancy.
Order your water birth pool to arrive by 37 weeks pregnancy. You will need to allow 7 business days for shipping. Most midwives will let women birth at home as early as 37 weeks if all seems well with mother and baby. You should consider using your pool in late pregnancy for comfort measures. Your water birth pool can provide back and pubic bone pain relief, reduction of swelling, improves placental function and relaxes mom. The perfect treat before bed.