home birth

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home birth

Home delivery Obstetrics The birth of a child at parents' home Pros Cheaper, more comfortable Cons Complications and high-risk pregnancies have ↑ mortality. See Bimanual pelvic examination.
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As Mr Khan's daughter Shazia goes into labour, will she be able to give birth at home in the birthing pool like she planned?
At a time when we're 5,000 midwives short and have the highest birth rate in 40 years, that nasty little organisation NICE has decreed that giving birth at home is safer than doing it in a hospital.
Women are to be encouraged to give birth at home provided they are low-risk and have already had at least one child.
Limassol police spokesman Ioannis Soteriades urged the public to trust doctors, adding that natural birth at home was allowed provided certain conditions were met, including the presence of a registered midwife.
Ultimately, whether mums-to-be choose to give birth at home or hospital, the goal is still the same: for mother and baby to be safe and well.
The self-proclaimed wimp always believed that she would ask for epidural during the birth of her first child and she surprised herself when she discovered that her inherent feminine strength would allow her to have a natural water birth at home, without any drugs or interventions.
She added: "It is good news that more women are choosing to give birth at home in Scotland.
and Canada who intended to give birth at home as of the start of labor
Campaigners yesterday called for action to help more women give birth at home after figures showed wide regional variations.
Or might the whole prospect of giving birth at home leave you feeling nauseous, with fears of a long, agonising labour with little pain relief and the possibility of a siren-filled ambulance trip if things don't go to plan?
This discernment is equally important for women planning to give birth at home, since the possibility.
But, for millions of women that give birth at home without access to emergency obstetric care, this injury can result.