Midwives today: Preserving a long history of keeping mothers and babies safe.
Compared to hospital birth, planned home birth resulted in less c-sections, less interventions, less fetal dystocia, and less hemorrhage, with no increase in mortality or morbidity.
~ Rossi AC, Prefumo F. Planned home versus planned hospital births in women at low-risk pregnancy:
A systematic review with meta-analysis. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2018;222:102-108. doi:10.1016/j.ejogrb.2018.01.016.
“A midwife should have a lady's hands, a hawk's eyes, and a lion's heart.” ~ Aristotle
“But the midwives feared God, and did not as the king of Egypt commanded them, but saved the men children alive.” ~ Exodus 1:17