Ever since we saw those awesome baby shower pics, I’ve been stalking Amber Rose’s Twitter profile, [im]patiently waiting for the ‘I’m in labor’ tweet, or the ‘My water just broke… either that or I totally peed myself’ tweet. And so far, nothing. But Amber did take to Twitter to thank Ricki Lake for making The Business Of Being Born, a well-known documentary that advocates for home birth, as well as major changes in the experience of childbirth for women in America. Amber and Wiz have since decided to have a home water birth, and they both seem really excited about it. Click inside to learn more!
E! has the story:
Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose are excited to welcome their baby boy into their home — literally. The rapper and his pregnant love are planning a very hands-on, natural water birth at their house.
“Thx @RickiLake 4 making ‘The Business of Being Born'” Amber tweeted Saturday. “it changed my life & I’m looking forward 2 my home water birth wish me luck! Hugs :-)”
Wiz, 25, is excited to participate. “We gonna have a midwife and a doula at the crib, and she’s gonna be in a pool, and it’s gonna be like a relaxing environment, and when she’s ready she’s gonna tell me when to stick my hands down there and I’m gonna pull the baby out,” he said on L.A. radio show Big Boy’s Neighborhood (as excerpted by The San Francisco Chronicle).
“I’m excited, I’m ready,” he added. “I mean I’m nervous too, but it’s a good nervous. It’s not like a confused nervous, like, ‘What do I do?'”
Amber, 29, explained she wants “to go full-throttle” with her labor. Meaning? “I don’t want no medication,” she said. “We take home birthing classes to teach us how to do it, and we’re gonna have our midwife, and when they baby’s head comes out, he’s gonna be Dr. Wiz. He’s gonna be the first person to touch the child. No doctors, no gloves.”
Amber also retweeted Ricky Lake’s response:
— Amber Rose (@DaRealAmberRose) February 2, 2013
I watched The Business Of Being Born a while back, and it definitely got me thinking about what it’s like to have a baby in this particular health care industry. I can totally see how watching it inspired Amber to go this route. Anyway, it’s always good to have a birth plan, even if things don’t pan out exactly as you might have envisioned it– I just can’t wait to see this baby!0