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Home Birth Statistics

For Baby's Sake, Women Considering Home Birth Must Plan and Heed Health, Safety Issues

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 07.07.2012 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

If you're a trend-watcher, there's an intriguing statistical uptick that's worth a second glance and it involves women, their health and where they're giving birth.

Home Births Up, Experts Cite Natural-Birth 'Subculture'

AP | By MIKE STOBBE | Posted 07.20.2011 | Healthy Living

ATLANTA -- Home births rose 20 percent over four years, government figures show, reflecting what experts say is a small subculture among white women t...