Homebirth: Know the Pros and Cons

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Homebirths have both pros and cons. This article includes questions to ask when considering a home birth, the risks and benefits of home births, and how to prepare for a home birth.

“Most pregnant people who choose to have planned home births deliver without problems. But research suggests that planned home births are associated with a higher risk of infant death, seizures and nervous system disorders than planned hospital births.”