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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 risk assessment needs to be done for every mother who is considering a home birth," says Clare Livingstone, policy adviser for the Royal College of Midwives.
Nissa Moger, 35, loved her home birth so much it inspired her to become a midwife and expert in hypnobirthing -- using deep breathing techniques to manage pain.
Tom Rawstorne told (https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6908451/Veteran-three-home-deliveries-risks-wifes-wrath-say-home-births-hell-chaps.html) Daily Mail that his wife had three home births and it was challenging for the both of them.
In Illinois, certified nurse midwives can attend home births with a doctor backing up their practice.
A doula service is common for those who prefer a home birth over a hospital birth.
A new Private Midwives survey suggests 29% of mums would prefer to give birth at home, although the actual home birth rate is only 2.4% of deliveries.
The critical difference between a home birth-like setting at a hospital and home birth in the field is distance from a hospital when emergency care is needed, he said.
These rates were in the same ballpark as three conditions cited by an American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists committee in a 2016 report as contraindications for home birth: prior cesarean delivery, which had home birth mortality of 18.9 per 10,000 neonates in the current study, multiple gestations, and breach presentation, with home birth mortality in the current study of 127.5 per 10,000.
In much of the developed world, home birth is a fringe practice, at about 2 percent of births or less, for obvious reasons: Childbirth is inherently dangerous, and if an emergency occurs, the baby or even the mother may die.
Do you have a written clinical guideline for pregnant women planning a home birth who are transferred to your hospital?
Miami, FL, July 18, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Creative Bird Productions today announced the launch of its video documentary series, “Catchin' Babies,” which sheds light on alternative birthing options for women and attempts to remove the stigma attached to home birth. The series follows longtime Midwife Joni McCann and assistant Andrea Casas as they strive to educate and empower women through home birth while being confronted with misconception, fearful relatives and an under-educated society.