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Are birthing centers truly safe and better for women wanting natural birth?
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Dr. Rick Kirschner
General Practice
In brief: Yes
Generally speaking, birthing centers are less expensive, and are focused on healthy childbirth, which is a life cycle event.
Hospitals are more focused on treating illness, and must treat births the same as everything else, like a medical event, so interventions in childbirth more likely. Birth centers are family friendly, safe, comfortable and encourage responsibility for health.

In brief: Yes
Generally speaking, birthing centers are less expensive, and are focused on healthy childbirth, which is a life cycle event.
Hospitals are more focused on treating illness, and must treat births the same as everything else, like a medical event, so interventions in childbirth more likely. Birth centers are family friendly, safe, comfortable and encourage responsibility for health.
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