Birth plans are a must, it gives a point of reference so instead of battling them you can just point them to your birth plan. This helps keep everyone on the same page about your desires for your baby's birth. The pictured list is a pretty good one too!
Here's a printable birth plan that your doctor will be happy to follow. Planning ahead will increase the odds you will end up with the labor and delivery you deserve. Will you have fetal monitoring? Epidural? Plan out your labor wish list now.