http://www.inhabitots.com/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”
http://whatifsandfears.blogspot.com/2012/07/birth-doulas-take-on-home-birth-by.html 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..
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: http://healthland.time.com/2012/06/25/midwife-mania-more-u-s-babies-than-ever-are-delivered-by-midwives/#ixzz1z8AptCoO