Home birth with midwife as safe as hospital birth for women with low-risk pregnancies

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... Contrary to a recent American meta-analysis that found home birth was associated with a higher risk of neonatal death, several large, well-designed Canadian studies have found home birth with a midwife in a regulated system to be at least as safe as hospital birth for women with low-risk pregnancies.

Melissa Maimann, Essential Birth Consulting 0400 418 448