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Is choosing a home birth with a midwife worth the potential risk?

A growing number of mothers are choosing to give birth at home, with no drugs and no doctors. Instead, they hire midwives. Home birth advocates say this method is actually healthier and safer because unnecessary drugs and C-sections are given to mothers in hospitals. But health professionals say that midwives are often unprepared for medical emergencies that can occur during childbirth. What do you think? Is using a midwife worth the risk? Would you or have you used a midwife? Share your thoughts!