Home Birth is Safer For The Majority of Low-Risk Pregnancies

Did you know that home births are safer for most low-risk pregnancies according to CNM Judy Cohain?

Don’t take my word for it.  In an article written by Judy Cohain, CNM, she highlights 17 studies conducted over the last 15 years that show attended planned home birth is safer for low-risk women than hospital birth. In 12 of the studies, rates of perinatal mortality (deaths that occur before, during or immediately after birth) were either lower or similar for home birth, while rates of maternal morbidity were significantly lower, compared to hospital birth.  To read the full article click here.


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