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Is it better to go to a natural/birthing center or hospital?
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Dr. James Ferguson
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In brief: Depends on the case
Many deliveries go smoothly & might have done fine at home or in a birthing center but you know this after the fact.
In the us between 20-30% of deliveries are by c-section, sometimes as an emergency & at least 10% of newborns require some specialty care at birth.Centers designed to give you the midwife/minimally invasive experience with physicians & operating rooms on standby are the safest choic.

In brief: Depends on the case
Many deliveries go smoothly & might have done fine at home or in a birthing center but you know this after the fact.
In the us between 20-30% of deliveries are by c-section, sometimes as an emergency & at least 10% of newborns require some specialty care at birth.Centers designed to give you the midwife/minimally invasive experience with physicians & operating rooms on standby are the safest choic.
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