"Except for being hanged by the feet, the supine position is the worst conceivable position for labor and delivery." This is very true. I am a midwife and it is essential to delivery upright MORE than 45 degree semi-recumbent for the best outcome for you and for baby. Your perineum and your newborn will thank you.
Hurt by Homebirth- is important to research all of the possible complications and risks of any form of childbirth including risks with home birth. The most important thing I'd to TRUST YOUR OWN INSTINCTS!
During crowning it’s good for the laboring mother to stop adding additional force to her body’s own urge to push. Instead she should breathe out her baby and allow her body to do the work on its own. (This is something she has already practiced in birth during the transitional stage mentioned above.)