Published in Women's Health Weekly, August 10th, 1998
In the August 6, 1998, issue of the British Medical Journal, however, Hilda Bastian, a consumer advocate along with researchers from Australia's National Perinatal Statistics Unit, expressed concern about the current trend in some regions for women at high risk to give birth at home ("Perinatal Death Associated with Planned Home Birth in Australia: Population-Based Study," BMJ, August 6, 1998). Based on death rates of babies born after planned home births in Australia, the authors found that the death rate was...
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