The Truth Behind 5 Common Home Birth Myths A recent report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that home births are gaining in popularity and all-in-all, home births have risen 20% in recent years. Still, many pregnant women and their partners are concerned that home births may not be as safe as a hospital birth, likely because homeContinue reading “The Truth Behind 5 Common Home Birth Myths”

A Birth Doula’s Take on Home Birth Very interesting blog.  A very unexpected position on home birth by a birth doula after her own personal childbirth experience. I’m sure this will be hotly debated on her site but it’s a brave and thoughtful stance..

Midwife Mania? More U.S. Babies than Ever Are Delivered by Midwives

In 2009, midwives delivered 8% of babies born in the U.S. — an all-time high. The most midwife-friendly state? New Mexico, where midwives bring 24% of all babies into the world… Read more: