Licensed midwife-attended, out-of-hospital births in Washington state: are they safe?

@article{Janssen1994LicensedMO,
  title={Licensed midwife-attended, out-of-hospital births in Washington state: are they safe?},
  author={Patricia A Janssen and Victoria L. Holt and S J Myers},
  journal={Birth},
  year={1994},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={141-8}
}
The safety of out-of-hospital births attended by midwives who are licensed according to international standards has not been established in the United States. To address this issue, outcomes of births attended out of hospital by licensed midwives in Washington state were compared with those attended by physicians and certified nurse-midwives in hospital and certified nurse-midwives out of hospital between 1981 and 1990. Outcomes measured included low birthweight, low five-minute Apgar scores… CONTINUE READING

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