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* 1. What do you know about midwives?

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* 2. What do you know about birthing centers?

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* 3. Would you attend an educational seminar about a birthing center if Northwell were to build one?

Imagine that you, or your partner are pregnant, that you are healthy, that you are thinking about options for your care during the pregnancy and birth, that all options are available in your community and are covered by your insurance.

How important are the following options:

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* 4. The Freedom to walk around in labor

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* 5. Eating and drinking in labor

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* 6. Choice of natural childbirth - no epidural (using gas & air and other natural remedies)

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* 7. Having my midwife or doctor with me during most of the labor, not just the birth

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* 8. The ability to go home in less than 24 hours if my baby and I are healthy

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* 9. The option of having a water birth

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* 10. More time to talk with my midwife during prenatal visits

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* 11. If you have been pregnant and given birth and could change ONE thing about the experience, what would that be?

I would change:

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* 12. Ideally where would you like to labor and give birth?

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* 13. Would you like to learn more about birthing centers

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* 14. Would you consider giving birth in a birth center that was inside, or attached to,  a Northwell Health Hospital?

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* 15. How many times have you been pregnant and given birth?

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* 16. What is your age?

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* 17. What town do you reside in?

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* 18. What is your highest level of education?

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* 19. What is your racial or ethnic background?

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