1. Thailand doesn’t have Midwifes

This was a bit of a shock to me but yes, no midwives. You can hire a Doula, a birthing companion. They can help advocate your choices for you when you’re in the thick of it. This is a really good option if you want a special kind of birth (hypno-birth, water birth or just natural). They also support you for scheduled c-sections if that is your birth choice. A good birth doula doesn’t judge and will support you on your journey, no matter which one it is.