Wednesday, July 6, 2011

“If I were at home, I would have died” — The trouble with extrapolating hospital birth events to homebirth

Posted on March 31, 2011 by erinmidwife

A midwife in North Carolina was recently charged with practicing midwifery without a license because her state does not license Certified Professional Midwives (CPMs) and other direct entry midwives. There was some local news coverage of the arrest and the ongoing efforts of North Carolina families to legalize CPMs. One of the local news stories contained the “If I were at home, I would have died” sentiment.

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