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Homebirth: A “Narcissistic” Choice?

Some claim that to choose a homebirth is "narcissistic". But what if we compare the risk of homebirth (only in the US, no less) with other common, modern-day practices, I think people need to reevaluate their stance or be ready to call out a lot more people!

Homebirth: A “Narcissistic” Choice?2019-03-28T22:24:06-04:00

Homebirth Risks in the News Again

All over the news a few weeks ago (I’ve been busy) was news that homebirths increased the risk of an Apgar score of 0 10-fold. Doctors were out in force saying this is why homebirth should not be allowed (really via not allowing midwives to practice homebirth) or ethically promoted. But what does the research really tell us?

Homebirth Risks in the News Again2019-03-28T22:24:10-04:00

Homebirth, the Dutch Study, and Maternal Mortality

Recently, data from the Netherlands have shown homebirth to be as safe or safer than hospital birth. However, a response to the article has suggested that the findings are misleading because of the maternal mortality factor. Let's take a look at that...

Homebirth, the Dutch Study, and Maternal Mortality2019-03-28T22:24:14-04:00

Fighting for Homebirth

What are the problems with homebirth according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists? The primary argument for years is that it’s somehow unsafe and that there hasn’t been enough research on it. They say homebirth is unsafe and ignore the evidence that suggests otherwise.

Fighting for Homebirth2019-03-28T22:24:34-04:00

Where Would You Be Safest Giving Birth? Hint: Not the USA

Where would you rather give birth - in the USA or Albania? Most of you would probably say the USA yet your chances of survival would then be lower. Yes, you as a mother are more likely to die from childbirth-related problems in the USA than Albania. Does that surprise you?

Where Would You Be Safest Giving Birth? Hint: Not the USA2019-03-28T22:24:02-04:00

Birth Story: Kristy and Baby Rainy

The second birth story from mom Kristy in Kansas. For anyone who wonders if you can do it differently the second time around, read this second beautiful home birth story from Kristy!

Birth Story: Kristy and Baby Rainy2019-03-28T22:24:15-04:00