home birth

Home birth after prior cesarean: What are the risks?Home birth can carry risks, regardless of whether the woman has previously delivered, and prior cesarean delivery can also carry risks. This session examined the risks that can occur among women who choose home birth with a history of at least one cesarean delivery.
Safety of in-hospital versus out-of-hospital birthsA population-based retrospective cohort study by researchers from Oregon is adding new data to the ongoing debate about the safety of giving birth outside of the hospital versus in the hospital.
Home birth: The obstetrician's ethical response
Home birth: The obstetrician's ethical responseThe professional responsibility model of obstetric ethics provides a powerful antidote to maternal rights-based reductionism.
Physicians and “natural birth”: The two can co-existHospital births and obstetricians are not the enemies of low-intervention spontaneous vaginal delivery.
AAP declares standards of care for home birthsThe American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued a policy statement that advocates standards of practice for planned home births that are consistent with standards of practice for infants born in medical care facilities.
AAP declares standards of care for home birthsRecognizing that women have the right to decide to deliver their babies at home, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued a policy statement that advocates standards of practice for planned home births that are consistent with standards of practice for infants born in medical care facilities.