We are planning a homebirth (hopefully!) in September. Since we will be paying for out MW out of pocket and I will have to buy a pool I am trying to plan out my costs.
My Midwife recommends the "Fishy Pool" while I trust her recommendation, I am wondering what people though about it. Was it deep enough? Comfortable enough? Were you able to lean over the sides?
Birth Pool in a Box? Thoughts on this one?
What about tub rentals? Any sites that you recommend? How soon do you order?
Any other birth pool that you loved?
Congrats on your pregnancy!
I am posting because I am also interested to hear the answers. I also came across this site which shows step by step how to set up an inexpensive birthpool for about $50. I am still debating whether we are even going to go this route but if we do, I am positive that I will go this plan because we can't afford to pay 200+ just for a pool.
We bought ours because we planned to have more children and knew it would be used more than once. If our 4th would have been our last I would have use the one my midwife has.
I think that the best solution is to buy a birth pool at a reasonable price (like this) and to keep it for next times or rent it . I think that the quality is very important for a birth