Outcomes associated with planned place of birth among women with low-risk pregnancies.

@article{Hutton2016OutcomesAW,
  title={Outcomes associated with planned place of birth among women with low-risk pregnancies.},
  author={Eileen K. Hutton and Adriana Cappelletti and Angela H Reitsma and Julia C Simioni and Jordyn Horne and Caroline McGregor and Rashid J. Ahmed},
  journal={CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne},
  year={2016},
  volume={188 5},
  pages={E80-90}
}
BACKGROUND Previous studies have shown that planned home birth is associated with a decreased likelihood of intrapartum intervention with no difference in neonatal outcomes compared with planned hospital birth. The purpose of our study was to evaluate different birth settings by comparing neonatal mortality, morbidity and rates of birth interventions between planned home and planned hospital births in Ontario, Canada. METHODS We used a provincial database of all midwifery-booked pregnancies… CONTINUE READING