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What steps do we do if our baby is limp at our home birth?
4 doctors weighed in

Dr. David Galbraith
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Reconsider
While most home births go well and it is a very appealing concept, birth is the singular time in life that one is most likely to require resuscitation! therefore it is essential to have skilled & experienced professionals with proper equipment & facilities at the time of delivery should it not go well.
Reviving a depressed newborn is not something that is easily learned or performed at home.

In brief: Reconsider
While most home births go well and it is a very appealing concept, birth is the singular time in life that one is most likely to require resuscitation! therefore it is essential to have skilled & experienced professionals with proper equipment & facilities at the time of delivery should it not go well.
Reviving a depressed newborn is not something that is easily learned or performed at home.
Dr. David Galbraith
Dr. David Galbraith
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