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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Mothers in Yorkshire and The Humber gave birth at home to 1,238 babies, or 2% of all 63,215 maternities when a pregnancy resulted in the birth of one or more children, including stillbirths.
THE number of pregnant women giving birth at home has fallen to its lowest level in more than a decade, new figures show.
The new ONS birth statistics show that women aged 35 to 39 were most likely to give birth at home while women aged under 20 were least likely.
THE number of women giving birth at home has dropped to its lowest level in 15 years.
7) In the decision-making of the birth at home is influenced by numerous personal circumstances, which may include: beliefs, values, prior personal and/or known experiences, fears that emerge, perception of risk, and economic resources.
Miriam, who has helped with my own home births, has established a regular clientele for herself in New York City, where its a growing trend for women from diverse communities to give birth at home, including Orthodox Jews.
In Ethiopia, where around 9 out of 10 women give birth at home with hardly any help, a mobile phone app is soon to be helpful for them as a guide
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.
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.
The decision to birth at home is culturally and socially driven and is often considered challenging when the default place of birth is a hospital setting.
Women are to be encouraged to give birth at home provided they are low-risk and have already had at least one child.