Neonatal Mortality of Planned Home Birth in the United States in Relation to Professional Certification of Birth Attendants.

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Amos Grünebaum; Laurence B McCullough; Birgit Arabin; Robert L Brent; Malcolm I Levene; Frank A Chervenak;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 11,issue 5 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0155721, pmc: PMC4871473
  • Subject: Hospitals | Research Article | Population Metrics | Professions | Neonates | Population Groupings | People and Places | Demography | Health Care Providers | Health Care | Biology and Life Sciences | Labor and Delivery | Developmental Biology | Birth | Maternal Health | Medicine | Nurses | Q | Health Care Facilities | R | Population Biology | Women's Health | Obstetrics and Gynecology | Science | Death Rates | Midwives | Medicine and Health Sciences

Introduction Over the last decade, planned home births in the United States (US) have increased, and have been associated with increased neonatal mortality and other morbidities. In a previous study we reported that neonatal mortality is increased in planned home births... View more
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