Is a birth center birth or a home birth safe?
This is probably the most common question asked when someone is considering a birth center or home birth. Research performed over the last 35 years has provided overwhelming statistics that there is a lower rate of surgical intervention, fewer complications for mother and baby, lower birth injuries, and lower death rates.
When you choose a birth center or home birth you are choosing to have a woman-centered birth experience. This means that the mother and father work together to create the safest and happiest experience for them and their baby. Mom gets to choose who will attend the birth in the setting of a quiet and peaceful environment. Birthing this way is a popular choice and has been on the rise over the past few years, due to many benefits, including safety.