Cristina breast feeds Francesco, who was born on that couch two weeks earlier, while his older sister Eleonora plays with her dad and some relatives who came to see them. Vicenza, Jun. 16, 2016 The majority of women who choose home birth are at their second pregnancy. Often times women describe their first birth experiences as distressing and disempowering, bitter or simply negative. These women are more eager to look for an alternative to a hospital delivery.