Homebirths on the rise

4 March 2010 at 10:46 am 1 comment

CDC Study Says Home Births on the Rise in U.S.

An Uncommon Practice May Be Increasing

By JOSEPH BROWNSTEIN
ABC News Medical Unit

March 3, 2010

“The fact that it’s primarily women who had kids before and had birth in hospitals before, certainly suggests it’s a reaction to their prior birth,” said Eugene Declercq, a professor of community health sciences at the Boston University School of Public Health, and a author of the study. “It certainly suggests it’s an experience they don’t want to repeat.”


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  • 1. Christina Michaud  |  4 March 2010 at 12:19 pm

    I love Gene. 🙂 He is so smart, so sensible, and so good at giving fab sound-bite quotes that still manage to be provocative.

    Reply

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