HOME BIRTH

Birth is a common and natural occurrence that more families are choosing to experience in the safety and comfort of their own homes. They choose to educate themselves and want to be active participants in their birth decisions and entire birth process. Home Birth with a midwife is an empowered birthing option in the Las Vegas, Henderson, and Summerlin Nevada areas. Kathya Raebel, DEM offers Home Birth services to help with the best birth plan for you.

WHY DO PEOPLE

HAVE HOME BIRTHS?

Inductions • Epidurals • Episiotomies

Vacuum Extractions • "C-Sections" • Forceps

Maternal Deaths • Fetal Deaths

 

 

WHAT KIND OF COMPLICATIONS AND/OR INTERVENTIONS CAN BE EXPECTED WHEN GIVING BIRTH IN A HOSPITAL?

Many pregnant people want to avoid the risks associated with birthing in a hospital and choose to instead give birth at home. There’s a train of thought that it is “brave” to give birth at home, but there are proven risks to giving birth at a hospital including proven increased medical intervention.

READ THE FULL STUDY HERE

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When compared to Home Births, Hospitals have higher rates of: 

The above are just a few of the many interventions possible in a hospital. Most of the interventions lead to other interventions. Just walking through the doors of a hospital almost doubles the chances of a Caesarean. There are very few OB/GYN’s that are wonderful and would like to provide a natural birth in a hospital. Unfortunately when you hire them you hire the whole hospital staff that comes with them, and they are the ones who are with you during the majority of your labor. These doctors also have to follow hospital policy that rules everything from how you will labor to when you see your baby after birth. Some hospitals have a mandatory “observation period” (usually 3 hours).

DO HOME births lead to medical interventions?

In in-home births attended by CPMs, the rates of interventions were substantially lower than for low-risk US women having hospital births. The intrapartum and neonatal mortality among women considered at low risk at the start of labor (excluding deaths concerning life-threatening congenital anomalies), was 1.7 deaths per 1000 planned home births. These results are similar to risks in other studies of low-risk home and hospital births in North America. No mothers died. No discrepancies were found for perinatal outcomes independently validated.

If you're looking for a birthing experience in the comfort of your own home,

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