Audrey French on Having a Baby at a Birthing Center and Not a Hospital

In Chapter 5 of 21 in her 2014 Capture Your Flag interview, new mother Audrey Parker French answers "What Made You Choose to Have Your Baby at a Birthing Center and Not a Hospital?" While pregnant, French and her husband research options and decide to give birth at a birthing center instead of a hospital. She decides to have a natural birth without drugs and then she and her husband prepare for the moment by reading and taking classes.

Audrey Parker French is a new mother living with her husband and son in Austin, Texas. Before leaving work to focus on family, French co-founded CLEAResult, an energy management consulting firm she helped grow to #144 on the 2010 Inc. 500 list of fastest-growing private companies and then sell to General Catalyst Partners. She graduated from Wake Forest University.