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Guest Post at Science & Sensibility on Home Birth Safety Research

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Posted by MANA Community Manager on September 26th, 2013

Have you been following the debate about the recent press release by the authors of a new study, suggesting that babies born at home had a 10-fold higher death rate than babies born in the hospital?

We hope you'll check out today's Science and Sensibility post, where Wendy Gordon shares with Lamaze's readers "why the recent home birth research using 5 minute Apgar scores does not produce reliable data that consumers can use to make a decision on where they would like to give birth."

To read Wendy's earlier piece here on the MANA blog about the limitations of using birth certificate data for this kind of research, click here.

To read today's guest post, click here. We hope you'll join the discussion over at Science and Sensibility!