Evidence of Safety in Freestanding Birthing Centers

What is the evidence behind the safety of freestanding birth centers? The American Association of Birthing Centers has published a study on the safety of birthing centers for low risk women. The study included 15,574 women who planned to give birth in a birthing center, and followed the outcomes for the women and their babies. http://www.birthcenters.org/?page=NBCSII If you are in …

Where Should I Have My Baby?

Congratulations! Having a baby is a huge, life-changing event and you owe it to yourself and your baby to research your choices. For many years, women either didn’t know much about choices and options in childbirth, or by virtue of location, didn’t have many options. The world for birthing choices has never been wider. But how do you choose what …