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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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A good homebirth midwife is the one who never touches the mother or the baby.
I have come to realise that, whether it is a homebirth and or a hospital birth, be it natural or Caesarean, the person responsible for all decisions should be the mother.
It was extremely rare for a baby to die in a homebirth setting--but when it did happen the midwives were charged with manslaughter.
Meanwhile Katherine is equally as enthusiastic in wanting other mums to get on board the homebirth bandwagon.
The authors of this systematic review of homebirth are medical doctors working within the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of the Maine Medical Centre in the USA.
The Royal College of Midwives (RCN) in the UK has hit back at reports claiming homebirth leads to high rates of perinatal mortality.
COUNTRYSIDE: I am about to have my 4th homebirth (5th child).
The Homebirth Association of Ireland says phone calls from pregnant woman desperate to give birth at home are up 300 per cent since Whistleblower was aired.
Rachel and Fred's only concern was that they did not know who their two homebirth midwives would be.
I smiled and matter-of-factly explained that it wasn't a "failed homebirth.
They have been remarkably nice about things like my homebirth and Fergus screaming through the night but I do feel a duty not to disturb them before the larks on a weekend morning.
Homebirth in the Hospital: Integrating Natural Childbirth with Modern Medicine.