Is Out of Hospital Birth Safe?
In short YES! A planned home birth attended by a qualified attendant of a healthy woman is safe. Several things are done to ensure that theses things line up properly. The first is mothers willingness to keep herself healthy and informed. The next is for the parents to find a qualified birth attendant. The last is for these two things to harmonize into a relationship that is in the best interest of mother and baby. If a mother is willing to follow these steps she can and most likely will have a safe and happy home birth!