News |  22nd May 2014

Where should you have your baby? The home versus hospital debate

Call You and Yours: Where Should You Have Your Baby?

A Radio 4 programme
55 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 13 May 2014

Healthy pregnant women should be encouraged to have their babies in units led by midwives, according to draft guidance from an NHS watchdog. NICE, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, says a home birth can be just as safe for low-risk pregnancies as a hospital delivery. At the moment, about two in every 100 deliveries are home births. On Call You and Yours today, Where Should you have your baby? - home or hospital.

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