A 38-year-old member asked:
Are midwife's more likely to do at-home births?
3 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Depends: Depends upon the midwife; and the complexity of the expectant mother's case.
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Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Pediatrics 46 years experience
Depends: This depends on location & level of training. Many states have lay midwives that would never meet the training and certification requirements to deliver at hospitals or certified birthing facilities. Many certified nurse midwives would not do home deliveries because of the risk involved.
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Last updated Nov 11, 2018
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