Home Birth: What You Need to Know Before Considering a Home Birth | National Center for Health Research


In the United States, the cost of simply entering into the door of a hospital can send an individual into crippling debt, it is no surprise that soon to be parents are choosing home birthing options over hospitals. In her new blog post, Sandy Wang summarizes recent health statistics aimed at highlighting hospital failures, addresses the potential safety concerns new parents might have and provides us with a few resources on what we can do to prepare for a successful home birth.

Key Takeaways:

  • Choosing to have your child at home means you have more autonomy in the final stages of pregnancy
  • Giving birth in a hospital could lead to a wrong recommendation for c-section
  • At home, you’re able to have more of the people you love be able to physically support you during labor

“Home birth is a safe option for some but can carry risks for others.”

Read more: http://www.center4research.org/home-birth-what-you-need-to-know-before-considering-a-home-birth/

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