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True or False? Home Births Are Safe.

by | August 4th, 2010

Home births are safe for most non-high risk pregnant women. False.

Less medical intervention during planned home birth is associated with a tripling of neonatal mortality. The study to be published in the American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology in September found perinatal mortality rates were similar for planned home and hospital births, BUT neonatal mortality rates were significantly higher with planned home births.

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