Review: A home-like birth environment has beneficial effects on labor and delivery
- Haemorrhage and homebirth. Abbot, Laura // British Journal of Midwifery;Jul2003, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p430
Deals with the physiological third stages of labor. Homebirth; Hemorrhage during labor; Childbirth management.
- The hazards of home birth. Stenson, Jacqueline // Baby Talk;Mar2003, Vol. 68 Issue 2, p71
Deals with risks attributed to home births. Factors contributing to the increase in the number of home births in the U.S.; Dangers for first-time mothers; Conditions which contraindicate home births.
- A Reflection on a Home Birth. Berkley, Anna // Midwifery Matters;Autumn2002, Issue 94, p4
Relates author's experience of labor and child birth at home. Role of midwives in caring for women and babies; Effect of environment on woman in a labor; Importance to have a trusting relationship with midwives.
- 'Born before arrival': bad for baby, but better for perineum? Robinson, Jean // AIMS Journal;2002, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p17
Discusses findings of a study in Glasgow of accidental out-of-hospital deliveries from 1995-1999. Number of babies born at home; Other places babies were born; Characteristics of out-of-hospital babies.
- Home Delivery. Kelly, Alice Lesch // Baby Talk;Dec98/Jan99, Vol. 63 Issue 10, p50
Offers a look at the delivery of the second child of Stephanie and Ed Hoefsmit in their home at Chelmsford, Massachusetts. Risks associated with home delivery; Why women decide to deliver at home; Details of the labor and delivery. INSET: What You Need to Know.
- Homebirth. Martinez, Andrea // Midwifery Matters;Spring2004, Issue 100, p27
Relates experience of the author giving birth at home. Difficulty of childbirth; Comments on the feeling of motherhood; Accounts on the sense of achievement and contentment.
- NICE recommends women should choose where to give birth after discussing the risks. Mayor, Susan // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);3/31/2007, Vol. 334 Issue 7295, p654
The article reports that guidance from the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence of Great Britain has recommended that women choose where to give birth after discussing the risks and benefits with a midwife or doctor. The guidance states that women should be told that perinatal...
- birth stories. Biskup, Shanelle // Australian Parents;Apr/May2005, p38
Presents stories about childbirth. Experience in giving birth at home; Information on how a baby was delivered with the help of the husband.
- have it your way. Cohen, Marisa // Fit Pregnancy;Dec2006/Jan2007, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p84
The article focuses on childbirth choices influenced by the history with doctors and pain, trust of skepticism of science and technology and the need to control versus the ability to let go. Women undergoing home birth share an optimism about childbirth that is a normal, healthy process rather...