Hearthside Maternity Services

pregnancy, birth & lactation services… at home

The Deal With VBAC

Statistics: According to Childbirth Connections: The national U.S. cesarean section rate was 4.5% and near this optimal range [of less than 15%] in 1965 when it was first measured (Taffel … Continue reading

March 18, 2014

The Big Picture…

Yesterday, the Journal of Midwifery &Women’s Health published “Outcomes of Care for 16,924 Planned Home Births in the United States: The Midwives Alliance of North America,  Statistics Project, 2004 to … Continue reading

January 31, 2014