What are the Risk of Having Your Baby at Home?

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By Molly Clifton

Giving birth at home can have less complications than delivering at the hospital for some moms.

Dutch researchers examined about 150,000 births over two years.

They found maternal complications were less during home delivery for second time moms in low risk pregnancies.

The complications can include uterine rupture, eclampsia and hemorrhaging after birth .

 



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