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.

Article 1                              Article 2                               Article 3