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Outcomes of planned home birth versus hospital birth

August 31, 2009
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The debate about the safety of home births continues in the literature, professional policy and practice. Published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, this study looks at one health region in British Columbia and compared outcomes of planned home births attended by registered midwives to planned hospital births attended by midwives or doctors. Co-authors Dr. Patricia Janssen, Dr. Michael Klein, and Dr. Robert Liston are CFRI scientists. [more...]

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