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The Homebirth Choice:

 "Just as a woman's heart knows how and when to pump, her lungs to inhale, and her hand to pull back from fire, so she knows when and how to give birth." 

~ Virginia Di Orio

Is Homebirth for You?: 6 Myths About Childbirth Exposed

The Safety of Homebirth: " The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie- deliberate, contrived and dishonest,- but the myth- persistent, persuasive and unrealistic" ~John F. Kennedy

BMJ Outcomes of planned home births with certified professional midwives, large prospective study in NorthAmerica Conclusions: Planned home birth for low risk women in North America using certified professional midwives was associated with lower rates of medical intervention but similar intrapartum and neonatal mortality to that of low risk hospital births in the United States.

Citizens for Midwifery Safety of Planned Homebirth Factsheet

But What If...? Questions commonly asked of homebirth-ers

"The midwifery model of care is an important option within

comprehensive health care for women and their families and should be a choice made available to all women who are appropriate for and interested in home birth."Amendment to the Licensed Midwifery Practice Act, California legislature

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