Birth Pool Rentals

Congratulations! Birth is an exciting time for you and your family's life. At Bumbini, we strive to offer you the support and tools you need to create your best birthing experience as you define it. We are proud to offer birth pool rentals in Ottawa and the surrounding areas!

Book a Birthing Pool

Please contact us early to ensure we have a birth pool available for you. Send us an email at                

How Does The Birth Pool Rental Work? 

The rental period is four weeks – from two weeks before your estimated due date until two weeks after.
Need the pool earlier due to previous earlier births or early labour signs? No problem - Just let us know at time of making reservations*, and we will gladly make arrangements to accommodate you. (*Note: dependent on pool availability)

The cost is $210 plus HST. 
Our Birth Pool Rental Kits include everything you need: 
- Inflatable Birthing Pool
- Disposable Liner
- Electric Inflate/Deflate Pump
- Lead-free Filling hose - 25 feet
- Submersible Drainage Pump
- Birth Pool in a Box Instructions
** Any additional modification is the cost of the client responsibility (e.g. hose length, faucet adaptor)**

What Size Birth Pool Do I Need? 

We carry Birth Pool in a Box birth pools. Available in two sizes - Regular and Mini. 
Regular-sized pools - recommended for those that are 5'6 tall, or want to have ample room or partner in pool
Mini-sized pools - ideal when room space is limited
To assist which birth pool to rent, be sure to check out Choosing a Birth Pool.


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Are Birthing Pools Hygienic?

Absolutely. Each pool comes with a single-use, disposable pool liner. After each rental, pools are thoroughly cleaned and wiped down with disinfectant. Each rental comes with a brand new filling hose, and pool liner. 

Benefits To Using A Birth Pool

  • Use of warm water reduces time in labour;
  • Provides significant pain relief, reducing the need for drugs and interventions;
  • Reduces perineal trauma and eliminates episiotomies;
  • Reduces blood pressure, promoting relaxation and conserving energy levels for moms;
  • Water facilitates mobility, enable moms to assume any position that is comfortable for labouring and giving birth;
  • Provides a feeling of control to the labouring mom; and 
  • Water births create your best birth experience as you define it.

Be sure to check out the following video: 

Choosing home birth. It will provide information and a client's perspective on the option of birthing at home in Ontario with midwives. It includes information about how midwives work, their education and training, and research about the safety of home birth with midwives. 

Prepare for a Home Birth. A step by step guide to ensure you are ready for your upcoming home birth.