home birth

Eight-Year-Old Helps Deliver Baby Brother

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Midwives aren't usually eight years old, but a South Tampa native jumped right into the role when her mom unexpectedly went into labor at home. Jazmine McEnaney followed the step-by-step instructions of a 911 dispatcher when it became clear her baby brother was not waiting for the arrival of paramedics to come out.... read more

AAP Releases New Home Birth Guidelines: Here’s What You Need to Know

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The AAP has officially released a new policy statement, "Planned Home Birth" published in the May 2013 Pediatrics, which makes new recommendations for the care of infants born at home or in a home setting. Here's what the new guidelines state: Regardless of the circumstances surrounding baby's birth (including location), every... read more