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TWIW 60: Shortfalls causing women to birth outside the system

Episode 60
04, May, 2020
}5 Minutes

Show Notes

This Week In Wellness a research article published in Biomed Central (BMC) has shown that women choosing to birth outside of hospitals, be that a home birth or a free birth, did so in search of the “best and safest” birth experience.

In Australia 97% of births occur in a hospital setting however this paper investigated 28 women who chose to birth outside of that system between 2010 and 2014, with 13 choosing a home birth and another 15 choosing a freebirth (intentionally unassisted by any health professional).

https://bmcpregnancychildbirth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12884-020-02944-6

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