Q: How do I know if I am a good candidate for home birth?
A: The best way to find out is to book a free consultation with a midwife. Medical history, nutritional intake, lifestyle and personal goals for birth are some of the factors which help determine whether home birth is ideal for you.
Q: Does insurance cover home birth?
A: Insurance companies are becoming aware that home birth involves lower costs for everyone. As a result, your insurance company may cover all or part of your prenatal care and home birth costs. Check with your representative to determine what costs are covered.
Q: Is home birth safer than hospital birth?
A: Research indicates that for a low-risk pregnancy, home birth is as safe or a safer choice than hospital birth.
The links below contain articles and results of studies addressing this question.