The choice to have a home birth in Canada has been thrown into question this week after the Nova Scotia government suspended midwifery-led home births.
This OB/GYN attended thousands of deliveries before he began to wonder why so many North Americans tended to give birth in bed.
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As healthcare providers try to limit C-sections, operative vaginal births are becoming more common. But with forceps comes the risk of injury for moms.
Only five Canadian babies out of a thousand will die before their first birthday—in Tanzania, the same number is 51.
For first-time mothers on a low-dose epidural, lying down during labour results in less need for intervention, study shows.